CuttackOdisha News Times BureauCuttack, Mar 6:Just two days after suspension of six students from appearing semester examinations in Ravenshaw University in Odisha, Vice Chancellor Prakash Sarangi today resigned over student unrest.
He blamed the political parties’ alleged interventions in the university.
According to reports, he resigned from his post under pressure following students’ agitation over suspension of six students and tender his resignation To the Governor.
Notably, six students were suspended and 10 others were warned on March 4 for their alleged involvement in clash between two hostels in the varsity premises.
The University authority suspended three students from appearing four semesters and another three for two semester examinations.
They were allegedly involved in the clash between New Hostel and Lalitgiri Hostel.
Professor Prakash Chandra Sarangi was appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ravenshaw University on Thursday in 2014Previously, Sarangi worked at the University of Hyderabad as a professor of Political Science.
Mr. Sarangi completed his PhD degree from United States (US).He has published 34 research papers to his name. He has also worked as visiting professor abroad and travelled to many