The BJD on Sunday announced support for the NDA Vice-President candidate Jagdeep Dhankar.
'He has decided not to follow the 2019 Rules': Bengal education minister criticises Governor over V-C appointment issue
State Education Minister Bratya Basu in a tweet said a detailed statement was issued on June 30 regarding a re-examination of the proposal in view of the passage of the bill.
The chancellor will appoint a distinguished academic as the vice-chancellor of the university out of a panel of three names recommended by a committee constituted by the state government.
Noting that the state of universities in West Bengal was worrisome, Dhankhar at a programme on Friday said he was unable to "sleep at night" because of the situation.
As the governor was about to leave the House, ruling party MLAs including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee requested him to stay, following which Dhankhar again urged the BJP lawmakers to calm down.
Dhankar spent two hours at Mamata’s residence, exchanging pleasantries with leaders of the ruling party.
Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Thursday alleged the Governor had not informed the state administration before going to the university.