ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Despite the change of vice-chancellors, some questions remain unanswered and deserve consideration. For example, it can be questioned as to what extent a university as a public body should support the litigations of an individual official. In this as well as in some other cases which the former vice- chancellor had chosen to file (one against a suspended municipal official of Bombay for damages of Rs 50 crore) no conceivable interests of the university were involved. Yet it chose to fight these cases as its own; the various decision-making bodies of the university readily voted the university's resources to fight them.

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