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IMPHAL | Oct 12 : “I will give my best and always work hard to help in solving the present issues,” said former chief secretary, Jarnail Singh during his felicitation by Manipur University community at the court hall of the university before he signed in as the administrator of the university, fully empowered to discharge the powers of the vice-chancellor till order is restored in the university.
Jarnail was warmly welcomed by the university community at the vice-chancellor’s office.
It may be mentioned that university community started an agitation against the present vice-chancellor, A.P. Pandey for his alleged dereliction of duty since May 30. In the course of the agitation, many students and teachers have been arrested police in a raid on September 20 which has disturbed the community mentally and physically.
He was given the charge of administrator by an order of the High Court of Manipur yesterday after suspending pro vice-chancellor of the Manipur University, professor, K. Yugindro.
While felicitating the new administrator of the varsity, president of Manipur University Staff Association (MUSA) said that all the staffs of the varsity welcome the newly appointed administrator. As a representative of all the staffs of the varsity, he stated that they will co-operate while performing their duty with full dedication.
President of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) said the court’s appointment of a new administrator of the university would bring normalcy after about 130 days turmoil in the varsity. Students are also worried about their careers and students hope the newly appointed administrator will bring normalcy in the university, he added.
President of Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) said the court appointed administrator will bring normalcy in short period of time and under his guidance the university will regain normalcy.
After his felicitation, Jarnail took the charge of administrator at vice-chancellor’s office. Speaking to media persons, Jarnail said he is happy and overwhelmed and stated that he will try to bring normalcy at his level best. He said the community will also co-operate in his duty to bring normalcy in the varsity.
Jarnail further said that he is open to anyone visiting him in his office to discuss any issue in order to get the solution and there will be no restriction. He also assured that he will give his best for the welfare of the community.