Authorities of Visva-Bharati have issued a suspension discover to economics professor Sudipto Bhattacharya for allegedly making derogatory remarks and circulating a grievance towards a colleague.
The determination was taken at an government council assembly of the varsity late on Thursday.
“The Visva-Bharati executive council… decided that disciplinary proceedings is to be initiated following applicable rules against Prof Sudipto Bhattacharya and also decided to place him under suspension with immediate effect…,” the discover mentioned.
The transfer got here after the suspended professor’s colleague had lodged a written grievance to the varsity towards Sudipto Bhattacharya. “An earlier academic council meeting took a strong exception to this act of the senior faculty member (Sudipto Bhattacharya),” a notification by the premier central the college mentioned on Thursday.
Sudipto Bhattacharya, who can be the president of Visva- Bharati University Faculty Association, had not too long ago shared allegations about “irregularities” within the appointment of a ”bhavana” head on a WhatsApp group.
He had even forwarded the accusations in an e-mail to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.
“It is further conveyed that during the period that this order shall remain in force, the headquarters of Prof Sudipto Bhattacharya will be Santiniketan and that he will not leave the headquarters without obtaining the prior written permission of the undersigned,” the suspension discover signed by the appearing registrar added.
Visva-Bharati authorities couldn’t be contacted for feedback.