Imphal, Sept 2,
The expectation and joy of the people of the state over the return of normalcy in Manipur University and the declaration of the pending exam of higher studies is again in a gloomy position with the recent controversial orders of Prof. AP Pandey who had submitted his joining as VC yesterday.
An emergency meeting of MUSU, MUTA and MUSA today resolved to resume the concern MHRD authority fails to action by September 4 this year.
The meeting resolved that the competent authority should take appropriate action on or before 4 September 2018 against Prof. AP Pandey on his virtual orders being issued since September 1, 2018.
If appropriate action is not taken by the competent authority against AP Pandey for his various virtual orders during his period of leave, the agitation which was suspended temporarily on the basis of the memorandum of Agreement signed on August, 16, 2018 between the MHRD, Manipur Government on one side and the Manipur University Community on the other side in the office chamber of the honourable Chief Minister of Manipur the strike will be resumed.
The meeting also resolved that order being issued by Prof. AP Pandey during his period leave be condemned as null and void and so non binding.
On the other hand the MU Community also condemn the dictorial attitude of Prof. AP Pandey which he order existence of MUTA and MUSA.
Meanwhile source said that the agitation this time if failed to take up appropriate action against AP Pandey may be the worst the University has ever witnessed. The source further added that the state government silence to the attitude of AP Pandey showed the timidity of the Manipur government for reason best known to them.
William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. A avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.