Patna: More than 800 striking non-teaching
employees under Patna University and Lalit Narayan Mithila
University of Darbhanga, for allegedly violating the ultimatum
by the state Human Resources Department to resume their
As the teaching and admission works of the colleges under
nine universities continued to suffer for the past over
one-and-a-half months because of indefinite strike by
non-teaching employees in Bihar, the state government had
yesterday issued an ultimatum asking the employees to report
back for duties or face action, official sources said.
"In compliance with the order of HRD, we have suspended
205 grade III and grade IV employees of different colleges and
university," Patna University Registrar Manoj Kumar said.
He said efforts were on to ensure normal activities on
the campus of the university.
Lalit Narayan Mithila University Registrar Vimal Kumar
also confirmed that the authorities suspended 602 non-teaching
employees of 17 colleges and at university.
Other universities too would soon be taking steps to
punish the non-teaching employees, sources said.