CHANDIGARH: Panjab University on Saturday stated the chairperson of a branch of library and data sciences, Prof Preeti Mahajan, has withdrawn her resignation a day after tendering it to vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Raj Kumar.
Prof Mahajan had reportedly resigned on Friday, mentioning rude behavior and humiliation via the VC in a recent meeting chaired via him at his office associated with the ongoing admissions.
Issuing a press note on Saturday, the university said, “The depend related to the resignation of Prof Preeti Mahajan has been resolved. She will preserve as the chairperson.”
Prof Mahajan did no longer reply to TOI’s calls and messages to affirm the college’s model.
PU spokesperson said that the university had no longer prevalent Prof Mahajan’s resignation.
The university also rubbished the allegations that any impolite remarks had been made towards her, saying conferences between the VC and the chairpersons were being carried out in a healthful environment.
However, the Panjab University Teachers Association (PUTA) had written to the VC, apprising him of greater such verbal court cases made against him to the affiliation body.
The PUTA requested the VC to convince the professor not to renounce and restrain his language in destiny.
In her letter to the VC, PUTA president Prof Rajesh Gill wrote: “It is very painful to go through the contents of her letter, which mirror the suffering and humiliation skilled through Prof Mahajan inside the presence of numerous other colleagues on your office, in the course of an assembly, due to your feedback directed to her. We are sorry to the kingdom that similar complaints have been conveyed verbally to us in the latest past, wherein the chairpersons have felt that the VC has been using undesirable language, hurting their self-admire immensely.”
Students Organisation of India (SOI) also condemned the vice-chancellor over the professor’s resignation. “Teachers are the backbone of our university, and such acts have let down the respect of PU. We stand in team spirit with our instructors,” the pupil frame stated.
CHANDIGARH: The CIA body of workers of Panipat police on Saturday arrested Vikas Garg, a businessman, for allegedly raping a girl for over 10 years.
Garg is likewise accused of blackmailing the female after having videos of her shot in a compromising role through every other couple.
The woman had in advance lodged a grievance in opposition to the accused on the Panipat lady police station. She became but booked in a case of extortion. Her arrest becomes set apart most effective after she approached the responsibility magistrate in June. On Sunday, the accused can be produced earlier than the responsibility of Justice of the Peace, said Panipat SSP Sumit Kumar.
According to records, Garg is married and regarded to the survivor, who had contacted him a decade ago. At first, Vikas was given intimate with the girl, after which they later recorded a video in their meeting.
As their members of the family became bitter, he commenced blackmailing the woman.
Later, a rape case became registered against Vikas, and an investigation handed to the CIA team of workers of Panipat. The enterprise got the statements recorded and then took possession of the videos of Vikas and the survivor. The video photos have been despatched for forensic examination. On Saturday, the CIA group of workers arrested Vikas, and then the police took him to locations where he allegedly raped the girl. “Investigation is in development. We will seek for his police remand to envision if greater human beings are worried in the case. Besides, we ought to recover case property thru him,’’ stated SSP Sumit Kumar.
In a related development, Panipat SSP Sumit Kumar shifted out inspector Neha Rathi as the SHO of the female police station of Panipat. Neha was supervising the investigation wherein the complainant become arrested for making extortion calls. “The SHO’s moving is recurring as she has to accept training in other components of policing,” said the SSP.