Kolkata: After actor Sunny Leone, this time Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar’s name appeared at the top of the merit list of a college in West Bengal’s Malda district. A complaint was immediately lodged with the Cyber Crime Department on behalf of the college.

The authorities of Manikchak College in Malda district said that they spotted the playback singer’s name after the first merit list was published on August 28.

Principal of Manikchak College, Aniruddha Chakraborty said, “We have filed complaints at the local police station and the cyber-crime cell of West Bengal Police. It is an act of mischief by some people who want to malign the higher education system and the transparent online admission process by including such names in the merit list.”

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After Sunny Leone’s name appeared at the top of the merit list in Ashutosh college; the same incident took place in Malda College, Budge Budge College, and Barasat Government College. Celebrities' names are being found in the merit list of colleges. But this time, the incident was not taken lightly by college authorities. They have called police to investigate the ongoing. Police are verifying the roll numbers in the merit list.

The college students’ union run by the Trinamool Chhatra Parishad said that there seems to be a design behind such incidents as Bollywood actor Sunny Leone’s name had figured similarly in the merit list of three other colleges on successive days.

Neha Kakkar's name is at the top of the merit list of BA Pass Course, Education and English Honors at Malda Manikchak College. After noticing the matter, the college authorities lodged a complaint with the cyber-crime department. Authorities have decided to remove the name from the list. Ashutosh College authorities have already lodged a complaint in Lalbazar.

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Sunny Leone’s name was featured in the third place of the merit list for English honors in Barasat Government College in North 24 Parganas district on Saturday (August 29), preceded by that of US adult star Dani Daniels and webcam model from Lebanon, Mia Khalifa.

According to the college authorities, arrangements are being made to catch the accused soon.