There were rumors around about the IAS backdoor entry of Anjali Birla, who is daughter of our present Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla benefitted from her father’s position and cleared the highly competitive civil service exam to become an IAS officer through “backdoor channels” without even appearing for it have been doing the rounds.
This matter was investigated and then was revealed that these rumors are false. News agency AFP scanned the merit roll for Civil Services (Main) Examination – 2019 and found Ms Anjali’s name and roll number in it.
The list featuring the name of Anjali is also available on the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) website.Anjali Birla was approached by another news organisation, the Quint, for fact checking on the rumour and shared a post on her personal instagram profile.
She even explained how one can crack the IAS exams, considered one of the toughest in India, on her profile.