Wednesday 22 May 2019
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Prof. Bajpai to continue as VC of HP University

The state government granted a six-month extension to Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) Vice-Chancellor ADN Bajpai.

The three-year term of Prof Bajpai is due to expire on May 24, 2014 and the Governor issued a notification allowing Prof Bajpai to continue in his office for a period of six months or till the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, here today.

Earlier, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh had said that Prof Bajpai wouldn’t be given a second term. CPM and its student wing were also critical about Prof Bajpai extension and even demanded his termination from the post.

Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.