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HC orders registration of case against VCs of Pantnagar Univ

Last Updated: Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 23:44

Nainital: Uttarakhand High Court has ordered
the police to register a case against the current and former
Vice Chancellors of GB Pant University of Agriculture and
Technology for allegedly misappropriating funds.

Single-member bench of Chief Justice Barin Ghosh
yesterday ordered the Udham Singh Nagar Senior Superintendent
of Police to register a case against Vice Chancellor of
Pantnagar varsity Prof BS Bist, his predecessor Prof PL
Gautam, former and current Financial Controllers and three
contractors supplying labourers to the varsity, said Ranjan
Kumar Joshi, the petitioner in the case.

Joshi moved to High Court after the district police
refused to act on his complaint.

Joshi has alleged that VCs and Financial Controllers
awarded contract of supplying labourers to three contractors
in violation of norms of the varsity and misappropriated funds
worth lakhs of rupees.


First Published: Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 23:44

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