Chancellor threatens to quit over ‘political’ appointments
In a hard-hitting letter written on 8 December, released last week, Khan has asked the chief minister to amend the Act concerned, saying Vijayan could then carry on his political objectives without depending on the governor.
Khan said he wanted to quit as the chancellor, raising a few issues over which he had locked horns with the CPI(M)-led government. Last month, in an unusual development, the vice-chancellor of Kannur University, Professor Gopinath Ravindran, was re-appointed for another four years even after a notification was issued for a fresh appointment. The re-appointment of Ravindran is a violation of the law as he has passed the age of 60 years.
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