Uttarakhand Congress chief,   Kishore Upadhyay  has demanded probe against the NEET paper leak. “This all-India examination is organised under the supervision of the central ministry. As per Kishore Upadhyay The state police has arrested five people in connection with the paper leak case on July 23, a day before NEET 2 was conducted. Therefore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take full responsibility of this matter and in this regard, should set up an inquiry,” said Kishore Upadhyay.  He further stated that he will talk to Chief Minister Harish Rawat and further decide on how to take this matter forward.  

Earlier,the  Supreme Court  had decided to not interfere in the proceeding of the Haldwani police. It was also expected that the Petitioner Anshul Sharma would file a fresh petition in the Uttarakhand High Court this week. The petition was mentioned by senior advocate Sanjay Hedge. However, the court had granted permission to the petitioner to approach the Uttarakhand High Court. The Supreme Court refused to interfere in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test result on a plea seeking a court-monitored probe by the Uttarakhand Police into alleged paper leak of NEET phase-II. The petition was mentioned by senior advocate Sanjay Hedge.

However, the Court has granted permission to the petitioner to approach the Uttarakhand High Court. The NEET aspirants will meet Justice RM Lodha to tell their part of the story. NEET phase 2 was conducted on July 24.  Haldwani Police had earlier arrested five people in connection with the paper leak case on July 23, a day before NEET 2. CBSE, which had rejected the claim of a paper leak, had conduced the NEET phase 2 examination on July 24 while NEET 1 was held on May 1. The combined results of NEET 1 and NEET 2 will be declared on August 17.