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High Court appoints Manipur University Administrator

IANS  |  Imphal 

The of on Thursday appointed former Chief to resolve the lingering impasse in University.

will arrive here on Friday to take up the job.

A division bench of Justices and Nobin passed the order in a packed court room in response to a PIL.

The order asked all concerned to extend cooperation to the and warned that anyone violating the direction would invite contempt of court proceedings.

Because of the ongoing impasse, the students were suffering, the court observed.

Trouble started earlier this year when teachers, students and staff of University demanded the removal of on charges of administrative and financial irregularities.

It led to the closure of the university for 85 days.

The university community has now been demanding the removal of Prof K. Yugindro, the latest

Soon after being appointed the Vice Chancellor, he alleged that and were siding with the "terrorist" students and teachers.



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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 21:18 IST