Mamata Banerjee Requests Centre To Postpone NEET, JEE 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on August 24 demanded postponement of NEET and JEE examinations given the COVID-19 threat. Requesting that Centre should conduct exams in "conducive situation", she tweeted, “It's our duty to ensure a safe environment for all our students." Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had also demanded the same on August 23. The examination date for NEET is September 13, and for JEE-Mains, from September 1-6.