Hyderabad varsity students’ union urges president to sack VC

The students’ union of the University of Hyderabad has urged President Pranab Mukherjee to sack Vice Chancellor P. Appa Rao to restore peace in the university.

In a letter to the president, who is the Visitor of the university, the union said Rao was an accused in the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula and also unleashed brutal violence on the students. Students’ union president Zuhail K.P. . told reporters that they sought the president’s intervention to save the university from further damage.

He brought to the notice of the president that the two-member fact finding committee appointed by the human resource development ministry to investigate the disciplinary action on five Dalit research scholars which led to the suicide of Vemula pointed out that the university administration under Appa Rao mishandled the case.

-more at Times Of India


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