Bhopal, March 5 -- Madhya chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday ordered an inquiry into an alleged irregularity in the recruitment examination of farmers' welfare and agriculture department.

The top ten candidates, who appeared in the exam conducted for appointing agriculture officers by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) (popularly known as Vyapam) on February 10 and 11, committed same mistakes and scored similar marks in different sections of the question paper, apart from several other suspicion raising coincidences, as seen in the answer sheet provided by MPPEB.

Other candidates, who appeared in the exam, raised an alarm after they found that all these ten candidates belonged to Chambal division, ha...