Unacademy’s mock question went viral on social media
Online Learning platform Unacademy on Wednesday had to face the wrath of social media over its communal question related to two major religion communities of India. Unacademy’s question paper in an online assignment on the IPC (Indian Penal Code) went viral on Twitter and following that people started slamming the online educational institution for its hatred post.
Unacademy claimed under the scanner of social media after its alleged question paper in an online assignment on the IPC went viral, which is being shared widely, that read “In a city named X, a group of Muslim people were carrying out their rally on the occasion of EID. They were chanting their slogans and were celebrating their festival, when they were passing through the streets of a Hindu dominated colony, the Hindus of the area started pelting stones at them and claimed they outraged the religions feelings of Hindu. Is the claim correct ?”
The viral question paper also shows that it has given the students three choices to give their answers.
However, the online learning platform has its released its official statement and accepted that the viral question paper was asked on their platform.
Unacademy has expressed its unconditional regret, said “Unacademy unconditionally regrets the references to religious matters in the mock exams. The question papers were prepared by a third party and we have initiated action to tighten our internal reviews and quality process and ensure no misrepresentation on matters of religion creeps into our content. Any hurt or offence is deeply regretted”