The Supreme Court dismissed the petition seeking the cancellation of the compartment exam for classes X and XII on August 20, 2020, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The petition was dismissed by a three-judge bench comprised of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari, and Sanjiv Khanna. The letter-petition was moved by 809 students urging the Supreme Court to take Suo moto cognizance of the decision of the CBSE to conduct compartment exams during the COVID-19 crisis.
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