Bhubaneswar: The Governor of Odisha, SC Jamir who is also the Chancellor of the Ravenshaw University on Monday refused to accept the resignation of the varsity’s vice chancellor, Prakash Sarangi over student unrest and excessive political interference in the institution’s matters.
Earlier today, Sarangi had tendered his resignation to the governor following further student unrest. Following his resignation, the governor invited Prakash for discussions. After holding discussions, the governor refused to accept the resignation, informed Prakash.
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“The honourable chancellor has refused to accept my resignation and has asked me to continue. He promised that all support will be provided from the administration. However, there was no interference from the Chancellor’s side, but rather from political and civil society groups,” said Prakash.