Swedish Environmental activist Greta Thunberg sparked a massive controversy after she ‘voiced concerns’ over India conducting various central examinations including JEE and NEET amid the global pandemic.

She took to Twitter to voice her opinion and called conducting JEE and NEET in India ‘unfair to students’.

Her criticism at a time when Greta Thunberg herself has returned to school after a year long break for her ‘fight against climate change’.

Thunberg has now come out in support of students, against the proposal of conducting the examinations.

Several politicians including Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik, Subramanian Swamy, Aaditya Thackeray have backed many students and have opposed the idea of conducting the exam amid the pandemic.

The Supreme court ruled that the exams will be conducted as per schedule. The exams are scheduled for September.

Remember, on August 23, over 4,000 students observed a day-long hunger strike to press for the demand in view of rising COVID-19 cases.

Many students on Twitter supported Greta’s call to stand with the students and called the outrage ‘global’.

On the other hand, some users chose the slam the teenager for her ‘selective activism’

Despite the opposition, many students are also in favour of conducting the exams in September without any further postponement.

Earlier this month, a group of parents and students launched an online signature petition to ensure no further postponement of the UG entrance examinations for engineering and medical students.

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