UPSC aspirants protest against CSAT, 4 metro stations closed

Scores of UPSC aspirants today staged a protest in north Delhi`s Civil Lines area demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test, following which four metro stations have been closed, police said.

PTI| Updated: Jun 27, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

New Delhi: Scores of UPSC aspirants today staged a protest in north Delhi`s Civil Lines area demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test, following which four metro stations have been closed, police said.

Anticipating the protesters to reach Rajghat and Prime Minister`s residence on Race Course Road, the police advised Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to prohibit entry and exit from four metro stations-Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Race Course and Udhyog Bhavan-from 11:15 am till further notice, a DMRC spokesperson said.

The agitators were planning to take their protest march to Rajghat and then toward Race Course Road, police said.

UPSC aspirants had staged a protest last week outside the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding a four-year age relaxation for appearing in the examinations of these services.