Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi has removed Dibrugarh University Vice-Chancellor Professor Ranjit Tamuli from his post on charges of corruption and irregularities.
The decision to remove Prof Tamuli from the post of Vice-Chancellor of the university was taken by the Governor after an inquiry by a high-level probe panel concluded that he had misused his powers and indulged in “serious irregularities and corruption”.
The Governor of Assam in his capacity as Chancellor of the Dibrugarh University of the university and in the exercise of the powers conferred upon him decided to remove Prof Tamuli, from the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Dibrugarh University with immediate effect.
This order is issued in the public interest as per direction of the Governor Assam cum Chancellor, Dibrugarh University, said a statement.
Earlier, Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi suspended Vice-Chancellor Tamuli following allegations of financial irregularities and misapplication of government funds against him.
The Dibrugarh University Teachers’ Association, Dibrugarh University Officers’ Association, Dibrugarh University Employees’ Association had earlier submitted petitions to Governor Mukhi alleging Tamuli’s involvement in financial anomalies and misappropriation of funds.