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West Bengal to bring Bill to make CM chancellor of state-run varsities

The governor, by virtue of his position, is the chancellor of all state-run universities in the state

Jagdeep Dhankhar, Governor, West Bengal
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Jagdeep Dhankhar, Governor, West Bengal

Press Trust of India Kolkata
The West Bengal cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to replace the governor with the chief minister as the chancellor of state-run universities.
State Education minister Bratya Basu, while addressing a press conference post a cabinet meeting, said the proposal would soon be introduced in the state assembly in the form of a bill.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has shared an acrimonious relationship with the state government since assuming charge in Bengal, is yet to react to the development.
"Today, the state cabinet gave its consent to the proposal to make the chief minister the chancellor of all state-run universities, in the place

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First Published: May 27 2022 | 12:13 AM IST

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