Imphal: Manipur University K Yugindro Singh acting vice-chancellor has apologized to governor Najma Heptulla for stating that she extended overt support to agitators during a recent stir at the varsity revealed Raj Bhavan official.
It said that on October 8 acting VC wrote to the officer of Special Duty/secretary to the governor and apologized for his “ incorrect and inappropriate” remark.
During the meeting on September 21, On October 3 Mr. Singh in a letter written to the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development on October 3, had claimed that Ms. Heptulla questioned his taking charge as VC of the central university and show her interest in favor of the agitators.
The sources reveals that letter copy where it was written “ I, hereby, humbly and respectfully tender my unconditional apology to the hon’ble governor of Manipur for incorrect and inappropriate statements made by me including breach of protocol and propriety related to the governor,”
The university was erupted on the boil for several months as the students were on strike for a 85-day and agitators had been demanding the removal of the then VC A P Pandey for alleged administrative and financial lapses.
However, India President Ram Nath Kovind had recently placed Pandey under suspension as an inquiry was underway into the allegations of irregularities against him.