Aligarh (UP), Apr 4 (PTI) Aligarh Muslim College (AMU) Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor resigned from the submit on Tuesday, a day after he was nominated as a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
Professional Vice-Chancellor Mohammad Gulrez will officiate because the Vice-Chancellor until Mansoor’s successor is appointed, a notification issued by AMU Registrar Mohammad Imran stated.
In line with a notification issued by Chandrashekhar, Particular Secretary, Authorities of Uttar Pradesh late on Monday night time, Mansoor is amongst six individuals nominated by the Governor as MLCs towards eight vacancies.
In an open letter to school college students and employees on Monday, Mansoor stated, “As I demit workplace, that is the final time I deal with you because the Vice-Chancellor. I had the chance of serving the establishment for six years throughout good and difficult instances.” He thanked the AMU neighborhood for standing by him throughout this time, particularly in going through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Having studied, taught, served and led the college for therefore many memorable years, I’m crammed with feelings which can perpetually stay an integral a part of me,” stated Mansoor, who graduated in drugs from AMU and later joined Jawaharlal Nehru Medical School as a instructor.
“Because the nation enters the trail of ‘New India’ and is poised to play a central position in world affairs, I’m assured that AMU will proceed to play a outstanding position within the activity of nation constructing,” he stated.
The resignation of Mansoor, 66, who hails from Aligarh, got here weeks earlier than his tenure was to finish.
He assumed workplace because the Vice-Chancellor of AMU on Could 17, 2017, for a interval of 5 years. His time period was to finish in Could 2022, however amid distinctive circumstances prevailing within the wake of the pandemic, the Centre prolonged his tenure by one yr.
Senior AMU officers stated the process for choosing the subsequent vice-chancellor “has not even begun”.
Mansoor’s departure may mark a interval of “uncertainty” since underneath regular circumstances, the incumbent vice-chancellor presides over the method of choosing his successor, they stated. PTI COR NAV DIV DIV
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