State Youth Congress president Monica Bharati has accused the state government of violation of the rules while carrying out recruitment in Himachal Pradesh University.

Addressing a press conference, she alleged that favouritism was in play in the functioning of the university. She said that the Youth Congress would expose the irregularities in their recruitment.

She also alleged that the many of private universities are following UGC norms. She added that even after the state regulatory commission had imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on a private university, but that had not made any difference. She also take a quip at land given to the private universities and sarcastically said that HPU was established on 50 bigha land, private universities had been allowed to acquire more than 600 bigha land.