By quoting instances, which are well-known and were at the time going viral on social media, Chaudhuri makes his point easier to understand and relatable.
However till the expiry of the term of former Vice Chancellor, the appointment of Pro V-C neither has been reported, nor made an agenda of the EC meeting.
Akhtar took over as the V-C of JMI in 2019 ahead of its centenary year. In 2022, she was awarded with Padma Shri by the government of India.
‘Imtiaz-e -Jamia’ was originally instituted to give due recognition to Indians for their contributions towards the betterment of society.
Police on Friday detained members of various organisations who tried to demonstrate in support of Palestine at Jantar Mantar.
Jamia Millia Islamia University has suspended a Jamia Middle School Physical Education Teacher for alleged fundraising from students and financial misappropriation.
“We have three demands from the Centre 'revoke FIR against innocent Muslims, provide compensation for those whose houses were bulldozed, and arrest Monu Manesar,” a protestor, Mohammad Al Fauz said.
All three were students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, JMI, and completed their B.Tech in the year 2019.
“If things will go as per the plan, then we will start the admissions from next year and all the admissions will be done through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET),” said the V-C.
The application, filed through advocate Abhik Chimni, also sought a stay on the university’s order dissolving the Jamia Teachers Association and direction to conduct elections to the body.
VP Jagdeep Dhankhar, will be the chief guest and will deliver the convocation address and Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan will preside over the event.
JMI has been consistently maintaining its rank in THE World University Rankings also. It was ranked at 601-800 in the recently declared World University Rankings- 2021.
The petition has said JMI arbitrarily abrogated the quotas for SC and ST categories in appointment and promotion of non-teaching staff.
A vacation bench of Justice Vikas Mahajan observed the matter required consideration and asked the varsity as well as the Centre to file their response to the petition within three weeks.
The petition has sought directions to quash a resolution dated June 23, 2014 adopted by the Executive Council of JMI to this effect for having been passed without due process of law.
On September 30, 2022, Imam was granted regular bail in the present FIR by the trial court but he continues to remain in jail on account of his custody in other cases.
Sharjeel Imam is facing prosecution in several cases arising from the violence following the anti-CAA protests carried out in the city in December 2019.