Imphal, July 29,
A joint meeting held today at Manipur University between the various civil society organisations of the state including All Manipur United Club Organisations (AMUCO), United Committee Manipur (UCM), Community of Civil Society Kangleipak (CCSK), Ethno Heritage Council, ( HERICOUN), IPSA, MEELAL with MUSU, MUTA and MUSA today reaffirmed the Manipur Community stand and had resolved to continue the agitation until VC Pandey has been removed from the post of VCship.
After deliberation the meeting condemn misinterpretation of the MU community’ demand for removal of the VC. Inclusion of a retd. Justice to a fact finding committee is meaningless unless the enquiry committee is constituted under the Committee of Enquiry Act.
After deliberation for over 6 hours 3 resolutions were adopted. The three resolution adopted are immediate judicial enquiry on AP Pandey by keeping him on force leave or suspension. During the course of investigation the meeting also resolved to appoint an in-charge Vice Chancellor .
The resolution today adopted was agreed to be submitted by the representatives of the CSOs. At the time of filing this story representatives of the CSOs had gone to the office of the Chief Minister to submit the memorandum.
Mention may be made that the Chief Minister had today stated that a fact finding committee with a retired acting chief justice has been included in the fact finding committee constituted by the MHRD. He however did not mention on why his government propose a Pro VC as Pro VC should be appointed by the recommendation of the VC.