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JMM petitions CEO against VC's 'chowkidar' remarks

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Press Trust of India Ranchi
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Saturday petitioned before the state Chief Electoral Officer L. Khiangte to probe into alleged remarks made by Ranchi University Vice-Chancellor Ramesh Pandey, alluding to chowkidar.
.during his speech at the Ranchi Universitys Convocation ceremony on Friday, Vice-Chancellor Ramesh Pandeycalled upon the students to become honest chowkidar', said the JMMs complaint letter to the CEO, a copy of which was released to the press.
The letter urged the CEO to look into the video of the convocation ceremony and lodge violation of Model Code of Conduct case against the vice-chancellor as referring to any words of any particular political party was improper.
Chowkidar (watchman) has been widely used by both ruling BJP as well the opposition Congress to pin down each other over the issue of corruption.

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 9:00 PM IST

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