Valson Thampu's notice to Sandeep Dikshit
New Delhi: The Principal of the prestigious
St Stephen's college on Wednesday issued a notice to East Delhi
MP Sandeep Dikshit asking him to "cease and desist" from going
ahead with the formation of a society in the name of alumni
association of the college.
Referring to an affidavit filed by one Sanjeev Bhargava
to get a society registered under the name of "St Stephen's
College Alumni Association", Valson Thampu, the Principal,
alleged that the claim that the name was not identical to any
such body was "false" as St Stephen's College is one of
Delhi's earliest registered societies dating back to early
When asked for his reaction, Dikshit refused to comment
about the allegations.
"I will not comment. Anybody can make any allegations.
Why should I respond..I have not got any communication from
them," Dikshit said.
In May, Dikshit had criticised the institution saying it
had lost its secular values as it was being run like a