- College students petition Tara Mehmood to steer her dad, Shafqat Mehmood, to permit institutes to carry on-line exams
- The actress, who is sort of energetic on Instagram, had shared photos of her dad on her profile within the latest previous
- College students in sure cities have taken to the streets in protest towards in-person examinations
A day after it was reported that Tara Mehmood was Schooling Minister Shafqat Mehmood’s daughter, Pakistanis have began dropping messages for the actress to steer her dad to carry exams on-line.
A number of college students have taken to the streets in Lahore and different cities to demand exams be held on-line, as a result of coronavirus state of affairs within the nation. Some protests have led to a conflict between police and college students.
Tara Mehmood, who is sort of energetic on Instagram, had shared photos of her mother and father on her profile within the latest previous. Tara had taken to Instagram to share an image of her father, Shafqat Mahmood, and her mom, from her profile a few weeks in the past.
Listed below are just a few screenshots of the scholars who, after discovering out that Tara is the minister’s daughter, bombarded her with messages on Instagram, urging her to steer him to permit on-line exams.
Right here is how they reacted:
To date, the actress has not responded to the messages. Nevertheless, the schooling minister did tweet as we speak about on-line exams, after the incident involving the protesting college students and police made headlines.
Mehmood had taken to Twitter to state: “Some university students are demanding that their exams should be online as they have been studying online.
“This can be a choice for the schools to make, however I’ve requested HEC to seek the advice of VCs and see whether it is potential given particular circumstances this yr,” he had said.
The minister had added that universities “also needs to assess whether or not they have the technical means to conduct on-line examination for all college students, stressing that no scholar must be left behind.
“No one can be left behind. It is also necessary to ensure that the online exam system is not misused to get easy grades,” he wrote. “Preparing good question papers/ assessment is important.”