The All India Students` Association (AISA) on Friday celebrated the rollback of the controversial four year undergraduate programme (FYUP) of the Delhi University, announced by the varsity`s Vice-Chancellor Dinesh Singh earlier in the day.
Student groups, who have intensified their protest against the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, have demanded the intervention of President Pranab Mukherjee to resolve the issue, and also sought the resignation of Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh.
Facing severe criticism from various students` organisations, academicians and political parties for delaying the admission process, the Delhi University (DU) on Friday agreed to comply with the University Grants Commission`s order to scrap its Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP).
Making a U-turn over the alleged leaked documents related to educational qualifications of union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani, the Delhi University (DU) on Saturday evening issued a statement clarifying that none of its employees had been suspended.
In a bid to stop controversy over her education qualifications from flaring up anymore, Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani urged Professor Dinesh Singh, the vice-chancellor of Delhi University, to reinstate the officials suspended on Friday.
A delegation of teachers and students from the Delhi University submitted a memorandum to HRD Minister Smriti Irani urging her to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme and sack vice chancellor Dinesh Singh.