"IAS Backdoor Entry" Claim On Speaker Om Birla's Daughter Fact-Checked
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"IAS Backdoor Entry" Claim On Speaker Om Birla's Daughter Fact-Checked

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January 19, 2021

A fact-check into social media claims that Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's daughter Anjali Birla cleared the country's top civil services examination without even appearing for the highly competitive, three-test process have revealed that they are are false.


New Delhi, 19 January 2021

News agency AFP scanned the merit roll for Civil Services (Main) Examination - 2019 and found Ms Anjali's name and roll number in it. The list is also available on the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) website. As per news report of NDTV, social media posts claiming the candidate benefitted from her father's position, and was selected through "backdoor channels" by ignoring other possibly more deserving but less privileged candidates, have been doing the rounds over the past few days.

Source -NDTV


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