Unmukt Chand debarred by St Stephen’s College from appearing in exams

first_imgOn Sunday India under-19 cricket captain Unmukt Chand, scored a brilliant knock in the final of the U-19 World Cup in Townsville against hosts Australia. The knock helped India to an emphatic six wicket victory.No sooner had the team won the U-19 World Cup, that congratulatory messages started pouring in along came cash awards – it was a dream come true for skipper Unmukt Chand.All that would seem cake walk for Unmukt, who is busy fighting another battle. The St Stephen’s College student had been debarred from giving his exams as he was short of the required attendance.The BA first year student was barred from taking the second semester exam because of low attendance, following which Unmukt approached the Delhi High Court.Though the court has allowed him to write the exams, he would only be able to appear in two out of the prescribed four in the semester as he got late in approaching the court.Unmukt apparently had just eight per cent attendance in college. The next hearing for the case is on September 14.last_img

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