Supreme Court docket stays Karnataka Excessive Court docket order on appointment of Bangalore College VC- Edexlive


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The Supreme Court docket has stayed an order by the Karnataka Excessive Court docket upholding quashing the appointment of Professor KR Venugopal as Vice-Chancellor of Bangalore College.

It was on March 17 that the Excessive Court docket order upheld the order of a single bench, that had quashed the professor’s appointment as VC. The appointment has been made by the governor with out the state authorities’s concurrence, the order said. After a number of petitions, the order was stayed by the Supreme Court docket on Monday, April 4.

The functioning of the college had come to a standstill when the emptiness of the publish of Vice-Chancellor at Bangalore College had sparked protests on the campus of the varsity. As a result of with out the VC, salaries, promotions and varied approvals could not be seen via, school members and analysis pupil associations held protests. It might be famous that the emptiness of over three weeks is the primary of its sort within the historical past of India as up to now, no VC’s publish has remained vacant for greater than ten days. 

When contender for a similar publish Dr Sangamesh Patil filed a petition which questioned the appointment of Prof Venugopal, the difficulty got here to the limelight. Following the Karnataka Excessive Court docket order of March 17, 4 particular petitions questioning the order had been filed with the Supreme Court docket by the professor, state authorities, governor and Bangalore College administration registrar. 

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