The Congress and the BJP focused the Delhi authorities over the video whereas senior authorities officers stated Rai’s feedback had been taken out of context.
In the video, Rai is seen instructing class 12 students to “fill the answer sheets”.
“If you don’t know the answers, write anything. Copy the questions in the answer slots but don’t leave the answer sheet blank. We have spoken to your teachers and they have said that they will mark you provided something is written in the answer sheets. We have also told the CBSE that if a child writes something, they should be marked,” he stated.
Despite repeated makes an attempt, Rai didn’t touch upon the video.
CBSE officers additionally declined to remark and stated the training division may “give context” to the video.
A senior Delhi authorities official stated Rai’s speech had been “taken out of context”.
The BJP and the Congress hit out at Rai and the Delhi authorities over the video.
Sharing the video on Twitter, Naveen Kumar, media head of Delhi BJP, stated, “Did you (Rai) become an Indian Administrative Officer by writing questions instead of answers? This is the level of education in Delhi.”
The Delhi Congress tweeted from its official deal with saying, “Kejriwal ji, what kind of education model is this? Stop playing from students’ future.”
Ashok Aggarwal, nationwide president at All India Parents Association, stated he has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the video.
“I’ve come throughout a stunning video whereby Director of Education, Delhi Government is instructing students not to depart reply sheets clean and write anything.
“He also added that he had a word with CBSE that if students write even questions in the answer sheet, they will be given marks. Such a person seems undeserving to be the director of education. Please take necessary action,” Aggarwal stated in his letter.
He additionally stated that Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who holds the training portfolio, “must take responsibility for what the DoE has done to degrade education and issue a public statement”.