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Seminar at Nagpur varsity with Yechury as chief guest put off

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

The Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj University (RTMNU) here has postponed indefinitely a seminar where the (M) general secretary was to be the chief guest.

The seminar on 'Erosion of Indian Democracy: Challenges and Solutions' on March 18 and 19 was organised by the 'Post-graduate Department of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Thought' of the varsity.

However, Vice Chancellor Dr S P Kane postponed it indefinitely yesterday.

The seminar was postponed due to "unavoidable circumstances", Dr Kane told reporters, refusing to elaborate.

A delegation of Ambedkarite activists led by former state minister and leader Nitin Raut the Vice Chancellor over the issue yesterday. Raut told media that the VC assured that the seminar will held at a later date with Yechury as the chief guest.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 21:07 IST