Imphal, June 9,
The ongoing impasse at Manipur University is reaching its momentum with the teachers; body joining the protest over the Vice Chancellor’s failure to give clarification on the various allegations levelled against him by the Manipur University Students’ Union.
It has been Nine days and the all normal functioning of the University including the Administrative block and the examination block has been shut down. Classes have been disrupted and examination had been postponed. Talking during a discussion hour at local TV , president of the Manipur University Students’ Union M. Dayaman had stated that there will be no U-turn to the agitation until the incumbent Vice Chancellor who fails to take responsibility of taking care of the University has been removed.
Meanwhile, Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) in a meeting held today had denounced the Vice Chancellor AP Pandey for not respecting the resolution of the General Body meeting of the Association adopted on June 4. The teachers’ body had demanded clarification over the various allegations levelled against the VC.
In the meeting in held today the MUTA had resolved to organised a sit-in-protest at the main gate on June 11 .
Source said that other bodies associated with the Manipur University are also likely to join the protest.
Meanwhile, source said that the Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh is taking ongoing impasse at Manipur University with extra seriousness. The Chief Minister today invited six representatives of the Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) and one representative from the research scholars.
The MUSU team is likely to meet the Chief Minister at 6 pm today evening.