Published: 21st March 2019
Osmania University to take legal action against student body for anti-VC posters on campus
Posters put up on campus by the All India Students Federation (AISF) which alleged that the VC had failed to deliver on the various demands made by students defamed him, claimed the administration
Osmania University administration will initiate legal action against a student organisation for allegedly putting up posters that made allegations against the OU Vice Chancellor Prof S Ramachandram on the campus premises.
A press release by the University on Wednesday said that the posters put up on campus by the left-leaning students' organisation, All India Students Federation (AISF), defamed the VC.
"Top officials and senior professors of Osmania University rallied in support of the Vice Chancellor and denounced the poster against that has surfaced on the campus," said the release. In an emergency meeting, the administration took a unanimous resolution condemning the poster released by AISF.
AISF, in the poster, alleged that the VC had failed to deliver on the various demands made by students ever since he assumed charge in 2016. The poster comes a few months ahead of the end of Prof Ramachandram's term as the VC.
Meanwhile, defending the VC, the release by OU said that he has been proactive in initiating several academic and administrative measures in the University.