Actor Sonu Sood has spoken in assist of scholars who’re showing within the board exams this 12 months in individual regardless of the rising COVID-19 instances.
Sood shared a video on his social media handles. He captioned the video, “I request everyone to support students who are forced to appear for offline board exams in these tough times. With the number of cases rising to 145k a day I feel there should be an internal assessment method to promote them rather than risking so many lives. #cancelboardexam2021.”
In the video, Sood says, “On the behalf of students, I want to to put in a request. CBSE and board exams are going to be held offline, I do not think the students are ready to sit for the exams amid the prevailing circumstances.”
He went on to present examples of different international locations like Saudi Arabia and Mexico that cancelled exams in instructional establishments regardless of far fewer instances of the coronavirus.
I request everybody to assist college students who’re pressured to seem for offline board exams in these robust instances. With the variety of instances rising to 145k a day I really feel there needs to be an inside evaluation methodology to advertise them reasonably than risking so many lives. #cancelboardexam2021 pic.twitter.com/Taq38B0811
— sonu sood (@SonuSood) April 11, 2021
“Still, we are thinking of holding exams, which is unfair. I do not think this is the right time for offline exams. I would like everyone to come forward and support these students, so they can be safe. All the best.”
Ever because the pandemic hit, Sonu Sood has been one celeb who has been proactive. He first grabbed headlines when he helped migrants working in huge cities get house to their villages and cities after the federal government ordered a nationwide lockdown as a result of pandemic final 12 months. He offered transport and succour to them.
Later that 12 months, he mortgaged his personal property in Mumbai to lift Rs 10 crore to assist the needy. Sood wrote about his life and experiences in his memoir I Am No Messiah, which was revealed late final 12 months.