Kerala Guv sends show cause notifices to VCs in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India]: Kerala Guv Arif Mohammad Khan on Monday released notifications to the Vice Chancellors of the state universities worried to justify by 5 pm on or prior to November 3 on their legal right to continue in workplace.

This follows the VCs of nine universities moved the High Court challenging the Governor’s order to tender their resignations. The Raj Bhavan had earlier sent letters routing the VCs of 9 colleges to tender their resignation by 11:30 am on October 24.
” Notifications released to the Vice Chancellors concerned to justify by 5 pm on or prior to Nov 3rd, their legal right to continue in office as Vice Chancellors as well as not to proclaim their visit prohibited and also void abdominal initio: PRO, Kerala Raj Bhavan,” tweeted the Kerala Guv.

” For the purpose of getting rid of the anomaly in appointment of Vice Chancellors in University of Kerala, the Hon’ ble Chancellor has asked you to submit resignation to start actions for making proper consultation according to the law. Considering that you have declined to tender your resignation as directed by the Hon’ ble Chancellor, there is no alternative but to state your consultation as unlawful as well as void abdominal initio,” a letter affixed to the tweet stated.

Attending to a press conference, the Guv described the claimed heckling throughout an occasion hosted by Kannur University in December 2019.

Kerala Guv Arif Mohammad Khan on Monday stated that he had called the VC of Kannur College a “criminal” to “assist in a strike” on him.

” I called (Kannur) VC criminal. I will certainly say sorry if you discover me a replacement word. What various other word should I utilize for an individual that welcomes me to Kannur to assist in an attack on me? Vice-Chancellor of Kannur University, after the Kannur occurrence, composed back to Raj Bhavan that I’m (VC) not a safety and security expert, so can not give a report,” Khan stated.

He said that the VC broke the authorized programme as well as guidelines.

” You welcome me there, go against the authorized program, and break every guideline. When you are asked to send the record of what took place there, you send this reply. Only a conspirator can do that. Who else can do it?” he said.

The Governor declared that the political secretary of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was seen in the audience throughout his programme 2 years back at the college where he was “provoking” them to elevate mottos.

” The political secretary of the Chief Minister, that was supposed to be on the stage, existed in the target market inciting them to raise slogans. I might have made use of even more powerful language due to the fact that they enjoyed unlawful tasks,” he stated.

” The number of reasonings has the court released in which it has stated that I have exceeded my power in current days? That else exceeds his power otherwise a criminal?” Khan included.

This follows Kannur College Vice-Chancellor Gopinath Ravindran on Monday claimed that he will not tender his resignation.

” I have gotten the choice of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan yet I will certainly not send my resignation. The resignation of the VC is based either on monetary irregularities or poor practices and neither of these has actually happened below. This is a phony allegation,” said Kannur University Vice-Chancellor claimed on Monday.

This comes after the High court reserved the consultation of MS Rajasree as Vice-Chancellor of the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological College, Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.

A bench of justices MR Shah and CT Ravikumar enabled the charm filed by Professor Sreejith P.S. challenging the Kerala High Court order dated August 2, 2021.

The court noted that even as per Area 13( 4) of the College Act, 2015, the Committee shall suggest all a panel of not less than 3 appropriate individuals from among the eminent persons in the field of design scientific researches, which will be positioned prior to the Visitor/Chancellor.

According to the UGC Regulations additionally, the Visitor/Chancellor will assign the Vice Chancellor out of the panel of names advised by the Browse Committee. As a result, when only one name was suggested and the panel of names was not recommended, the Chancellor had no choice to consider the names of the various other prospects, the leading court observed.

At a current occasion, Guv Khan while pointing out the concern of the VC appointment to different universities in Kerala claimed the High court itself had actually earlier made it clear that the consultation of the vice-chancellors was the obligation of the Governor.

” High court has actually made it clear visit of Vice Chancellor is the only duty of the Chancellor. The state government has no duty in it,” he claimed.

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