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Kazi Nazrul Islam University gets first VC

Press Trust of India  |  Asansol (WB) 

Prof Anuradha Mukhopadhyay today joined as vice chancellor of the varsity in Asansol's Churulia, District Magistrate Omkar Singh Meena said.

Sources said around 25 colleges of Asansol, Purulia and Birbhum will be delinked from Burdwan University, which currently has around 119 colleges under its fold, from the next academic session and tagged to the new one.

Named after the rebel poet, the Nazrul Islam University was announced by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee earlier in May.

First Published: Mon, December 03 2012. 19:45 IST