Asit Vora has resigned as chairman of Gujarat Secondary Service Selection Board after he has been embroiled in controversy in the state recently over the Paper leak scandal. He has tendered his resignation to CM Bhupendra Patel.
In Gujarat, the recent recruitment of the Secondary Service Selection Board saw a huge surge in the paper leak issue. The scam demanded the resignation of Asit Vora.
Reportedly, the Chief Minister has asked the government to take stern action against Vora along with others responsible for the paper leak scandal.
The government decided to cancel the examination several days after the head clerk’s examination paper exploded. Following this, the investigation in the head clerk paper leak case was started. Asit Vora was approached by the CM in this regard and he reached the Chief Minister’s Office. However, after concluding the meeting with the Chief Minister, Asit Vora said that the meeting was just a goodwill visit.
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Opposition parties, including the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, have demanded the resignation of Asit Vora. They have accused him of being manipulated by the state government. Netizens, especially on Twitter also demanded Vora to resign.
His name was also implicated in a previous paper leak.