UDF leadership to meet online today to chalk out a strategy against Bindu. Governor Khan reiterated that the CM, his office exerted pressure on him on the matter.
It said they wanted an immediate meeting to find a constructive solution to the present impasse.
The petitions sought interim stay on the impugned notifications issued by respondents and restrain him from forming search panels contrary to the Acts governing the three varsities.
Ananthakrishnan has been serving as the head of the Department of Theatre Arts at the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication under the Central University of Hyderabad.
Appointment of VCs in violation of norms null and void; can lead to legal complications: UGC to TN govt
There has been a stand-off between the Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and the state's DMK-led government over the appointments of vice-chancellors.
A group of educationists, including former vice-chancellors of state universities, described the action by the governor to appoint interim VCs in several varsities as "adventurous and illegal".
In a first, the state government has sought applications from prospective candidates for the posts of vice-chancellors in seven universities of the state.
She will hold the position for a period of two years with effect from the date she assumes office or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
The state higher education department wrote a letter on March 9 seeking permission based on evidence gathered by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption.
Her name was Hansa Mehta and there are many learnings that stem from her stewardship as the founding V-C of Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) of Baroda.
There was an allegation that he had collected a huge amount of money in the appointment of outsourced employees.