Protesting FAA Candidates March To BJP Office

Srinagar- Scores of candidates who qualified the Finance Account Assistant (FAA) exam held by the Jammu & Kashmir Service Selection Board (JKSSB) on Monday marched to the BJP office protesting alleged scrapping of the exam.

In a bid to persuade the administration not to scrap the exam, the FAA candidates marched from Press colony to the BJP office at  Jawahar Nagar and staged a sit-in protest.

The candidates raised slogans against the Service Selection Board (JKSSB) and urged the administration to ensure justice.

BJP leader Altaf Thakur spoke to the protesting candidates and assured justice will be done and the guilty will not be spared.

Later, the protestors marched back to the Press Enclave.

It is pertinent to mention, the protests were sparked by the rumors that the FAA selection list may be scrapped as it alleged that some candidates may have cheated in the exam. The protesting candidates have been braving summer heat and heavy rains saying they are undeterred by the weather conditions.

The JKSSB had advertised posts for the Finance Account Assistant (FAA), Junior Assistant, Sub Auditor and other positions in December 2020.

The exam for which was held in the month of March, 2022. JKSSB had published the merit list on 22nd April, 2022.

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Syed Mohammad Burhan

Syed Mohammad Burhan has Masters in Mass Communications and works as City Reporter at Kashmir Observer. He tweets @syedmohammad313

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