Madhav Phad, the student had registered for Ph.
D in Public Administration two years ago and wanted to do research on BJP leader Gopinath Munde, university officials said.
However, the University did not give its approval to the subject prompting the researcher and other BJP activists to start agitation since last couple of days.
A few activists entered the cabin of the Vice Chancellor this morning and had an heated argument with the latter following which they manhandled him.
The activists left the campus after the incident even as the employees union of the university protested against the manhandling of the Vice Chancellor.