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    Paper leak case: Yogi government removes UP Police Recruitment and Promotion Board chairperson

    The Hawk
    March5/ 2024
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    Uttar Pradesh Government Removes Renuka Mishra as Chairperson of UP Police Recruitment Board Amidst Allegations of Question Paper Leak; Re-Test Ordered

    Yogi Adityanath

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday removed Renuka Mishra as the chairperson of the UP Police Recruitment and Promotion Board amid allegations of the question paper of a constable recruitment examination being leaked.

    Mishra has been put on the "wait list" after her removal from the post and Director Vigilance Rajiv Krishna given the additional responsibility of the board, official sources said.

    Following allegations of paper leak, the state government had on February 24 cancelled the police constable recruitment examination held on February 17 and 18, and ordered a re-test within six months.

    More than 48 lakh candidates appeared for the examination.

    The government had also announced that a Special Task Force (STF) would probe the allegations.