Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) With opposition from different quarters for public exams for students of classes 5 and 8, the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday decided to cancel the measure.

In a statement issued here, School Education Minister K.S.Sengottaiyan said the government, after considering the various representations, has decided to cancel public exams for classes 5 and 8.

He said the government has decided to continue with the existing system.

The government had earlier decided to hold public exams for the two classes from 2019-20 onwards.

–IANS

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