Several parents have launched an online campaign hashtagged "studentlivesmatter", "livesoverexams" and "cancelboardexams".
The evaluation of the answer sheets has been delayed due to a nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus outbreak. The pending board exams will be held from July 1 to 15.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had already notified this last month but there has been confusion among students and parents in this regard.
The CBBSE has decided not to conduct any examinations, even for Class XII students, outside India and the norms for assessment are being worked out.
The Delhi government has maintained that 53 people were killed and over 200 injured in the violence in the northeast part of the national capital.
Violation of any rules or provisions made for the exams will invite strict action under Odisha Conduct of Examination Act 1988 and Indian Penal Code, Sahu said.
The unholy nexus between unrecognised and affiliated schools in the state came to light when 29 students of a Kochi school couldn’t give their Class X exams