VC row: Guv Khan shells a slew of allegations against regime, says two more VCs under scrutiny


Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan ahead of Kerala High Court’s special sitting over his resignation orders to nine varsity vice chancellors, shelled a slew of allegations against the regime on Monday.

Khan, while addressing the media persons, said that skilled individuals are going abroad, while unknowledgeable ones are ruling the state.

He downplayed his ad hominem attack on Kannur VC Dr Gopinath Raveendranath and claimed that the latter’s conduct during Indian History Congress event of 2019 deserves him the label ‘criminal’. Earlier, the chief minister had slammed the governor for making such comments.

Khan pointed out that his move, including the seeking of resignation orders of VCs, are based on the advice of legal experts. He added two other varsity VCs appointments are under his scrutiny.

He also alleged that VCs did not abide by his orders due to the intimation of the regime.

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