HC stops appointment of AN Shamseer's wife in Kannur University

Dr Sahala | Screengrab: Mathrubhumi News

Kochi: The high court stopped the move to appoint MLA A N Shamseer’s wife Dr Sahala as assistant professor in HRD Centre of Kannur University.

The court ordered that no permanent appointment should be made to the post till May 7. The court directed in this regard following a complaint by another candidate pointing out that there was attempt to appoint Dr Sahala bypassing rules.

A total of 30 candidates including Dr Sahala were considered for the post. The court directed that the university should initiate appointment procedures only after the poll code is expired.

Earlier, the Governor who is also the Chancellor had sought explanation from the authorities on the basis of the complaint regarding hasty conduct of interview and other procedures.

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