The ruling Trinamool Congress, then again, asserted that the governor ought to have authorized the names of the VCs chosen by the search committee, and if he refuses to offer his nod, the Schooling Division has the ability to go forward with its determination.
“Schooling Environ — ‘Regulation of ruler, not rule of regulation’. VCs of 24 (now 25) Universities appointed illegally with out Chancellor approval,” Dhankhar tweeted.
Sharing a replica of a letter, dated August 17, 2021, addressed to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the continuation of Professor Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee because the vice chancellor of Calcutta College for the second time period, the governor tweeted, “Calcutta Univ VC Sonali Chakravarty will get second full 4 yr time period with none choice. No CM response to Aug 17 communication.”
“Aug 28 Notification @MamataOfficial appointing Sonali Chakravarti CU VC for second 4 yr time period (a traditional case of patronage) was directed by Chancellor on Sept 16 to be withdrawn. No response @basu_bratya (Schooling Minister Bratya Basu) ‘Regulation unto Oneself’ stance. Occasion of ‘Regulation of ruler, not rule of regulation’,” he mentioned in one other Twitter put up.
Senior TMC MP Sougata Roy criticised the governor for his assertion.
“The honourable governor is just not doing justice to his constitutional put up by such tweets. He’s meddling into the area of the state authorities.
“Because the figurehead he ought to have given assent to the names of VCs determined by the search committee and the Larger Schooling Division is vested with the ability to determine the names after due consideration. If the governor refuses to offer nod to the choice, the division has the ability to go forward with its determination as per regulation,” he mentioned.
The state authorities on Friday gave extra cost to Bandyopadhyay, the vice chancellor of West Bengal College of Lecturers’ Coaching, Schooling Planning and Administration (WBUTTEPA), because the VC of DHWU.
“The authority has determined to offer the cost of the workplace of the VC of Diamond Harbour College to Prof Soma Bandyopadhyay with impact from 15.01.22 along with her regular duties as Vice Chancellor of WBUTTEPA,” the notification mentioned.
DHWU outgoing VC Professor Anuradha Mukhopadhyay was appointed because the vice chancellor of Sanskrit Faculty and College, of which Bandyopadhyay was the performing vice chancellor.