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JNUSU urges HRD Ministry, UGC to probe plagiarism allegations against 7 professors

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

JNUSU office-bearers Friday submitted complaints to the and the demanding an inquiry into allegations of against seven professors of the varsity.

The Students' Union (JNUSU) cited claiming that some professors, holding administrative posts, were accused of by some students.

"Some of the accused teachers hold administrative positions in the university and some are part of various committees that decide our academic policies," the JNUSU said in its complaint.

"What was surprising was the complete silence on part of the administration and complete inaction," it said.

The students' union has demanded an inquiry against the professors and their suspension from administrative and academic duties.

JNU Buddha Singh, whose name figures in the complaint, said, "These allegations are baseless and an attempt to destroy the academic environment of the university."

Krishnendra Meena, another whose name figures in the complaint, said he had resolved the matter amicably.

"The party concerned was satisfied with my explanation. We have worked it out amicably. The matter was resolved in July and I have also informed the administration," he said.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 00:45 IST