Overheard at Arré: Four Stories About Cheating at Exams

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Overheard at Arré: Four Stories About Cheating at Exams

Illustration: Sushant Ahire

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s Indians, we are big fans of cheating. Cheating the system with bribes, cheating on diets with samosas, cheating death every time we take the train or walk down the road. Yet, for some reason we’re all outraged when people like Baba Ramdev and Nirav Modi cheat us. We’d do well to remember our own less-than-honest exploits in our exams.

For adults, the general consensus we have all seemed to have arrived at, is that cheating is a really bad thing to do. Yet, somehow, almost everyone and their uncle has a story about the time they cheated on a test. The fact that these stories bring us together, speaks volumes about us.

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