Muslim teacher in BHU Sanskrit faculty resigns

File photo of student protest at Banaras Hindu University.

File photo of student protest at Banaras Hindu College.
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Feroze Khan submitted his resignation on Monday and expressed his wish to instruct in the Sanskrit division of the Arts college.

Feroze Khan, who was appointed as an assistant professor in the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan (SVDV) of the Banaras Hindu College, at last buckled less than stress and resigned from the school.

Mr. Khan submitted his resignation on Monday and expressed his want to instruct in the Sanskrit department of the Arts college, reported professor Kaushalendra Pandey.

Some pupils and customers of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the college students wing of the RSS, have given that November seven opposed Mr. Khan’s appointment, indicating he was ineligible to teach in the school becoming a Muslim. Whilst they had called off their dharna for ten days, the college students resumed the protest previous 7 days, even as the college remained shut due to the fact the protests and because of to the scheduled examinations.

“Feroze Khanji has resigned from listed here. And expressing want to educate in the Sanskrit section, he has resigned and sign up for there,” Mr. Pandey reported.

Whilst Mr. Khan is himself nonetheless to remark, speculation was rife over the change in his section as component of a compromise immediately after he appeared in interviews held by the section of Samhita in the college of Ayurveda and the Sanskrit department of the Arts college.

“For some good reasons, he could not be a part of there [SVDV]. By the way, he acquired two extra options, a overall of a few options. Amid all three, he recognized the submit he most popular the most. It is a excellent issue for him,” claimed Mr. Pandey.

The BHU is but to concern a statement.

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