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BHU professor Firoz Khan resigns from BHU's SVDV department, joins Arts Faculty

Students, mostly from the ABVP, were protesting against Khan's appointment. They said only a Hindu can teach Sanskrit at the university in Varanasi.

Published: 10th December 2019 01:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th December 2019 01:42 PM   |  A+A-

Professor Firoz Khan

Professor Firoz Khan

By PTI

VARANASI: BHU professor Firoz Khan has resigned from his post at the SVDV Department and joined the Arts Faculty where he will teach Sanskrit, BHU sources said.

Students, mostly from the ABVP, were protesting against Khan's appointment.

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They said only a Hindu can teach Sanskrit at the university in Varanasi.

Although the Benaras Hindu University backed Khan, he was unable to take classes for several days.

Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan Department Dean Bindeswari Prasad Mishra confirmed that Khan has joined the Arts Faculty of the university where he will teach teach Sanskrit.


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