A PIL challenging the Calcutta University's (CU) decision to honour West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with a D.Litt has been filed before the Calcutta High Court and is likely to be heard tomorrow.
"We have filed a PIL, challenging the decision of the university on several grounds of her ineligibility which we will place before the high court during the hearing," lawyer Shamim Ahmed said here today.
"The members of the university senate are appointed by the state government, which is headed by Banerjee. The same people have decided to honour the chief minister with the honorary D.Litt," Ahmed claimed.
The PIL will be moved before a division bench of Acting Chief Justice J Bhattacharya tomorrow, he added.
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