Published: 02nd February 2018
UoH rusticates prominent ABVP leader for abusing professor on social media
The seven-member proctorial board which comprised a retired police officer and a senior judge among other faculty members
The University of Hyderabad on Thursday issued orders rusticating a PhD scholar who is also the national co-convenor of ABVP for a period of one year with “immediate effect’ for abusing and questioning the credentials of a faculty member on social media.
Kaluram Palsania, a doctoral student in the Department of History and a prominent ABVP leader had deposed before the Proctorial Board of the University after the faculty member concerned Prof K Laxminarayana of the Department of Economics had raised a complaint with the varsity.
Attention please: The press release issued by the college clarified its stand on the issue and the student's punishment
The seven-member Proctorial Board had also imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 on the student. In a statement issued by the varsity, stated that it holds the academic autonomy and integrity of its teachers in high regard. “The University of Hyderabad would like to reiterate that we have zero tolerance for physical or verbal abuse of any member of the University community in the course of discharging their duties,” it read.