Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | Photo: Sabu Scaria| Mathrubhumi
New Delhi: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan will approach the Supreme Court seeking clarity over the follow-up measures in the verdict annulling the appointment of Dr MS Rajashree as the Vice Chancellor of the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.
R Venkataramani, Attorney-General for India, will likely appear in the apex court on behalf of the Kerala Governor, who is also the chancellor of the university.
The Supreme Court verdict annulling the appointment of Dr MS Rajashree does not mention the follow-up measures to be taken. Khan reportedly is of the stand that the Kerala Government will exploit this ambiguity and is likely to oppose the appointment of a new vice-chancellor. This in turn will affect the functioning of the university. As a result, Khan has decided to approach the apex court requesting clarity on the matter.
Sources revealed to Mathrubhumi News that talks were held between Raj Bhavan and Attorney-General. The attorney-general will appear for Kerala Governor upon permission of the Ministry of Law and Justice.
The move from the governor came days after the Supreme Court dismissed a review petition filed by the Kerala government against the order quashing the appointment of Dr Rajashree's as the Vice Chancellor of the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.