AMU suspends professor for objectionable remarks on Hindu deities


AMU suspends professor for objectionable remarks on Hindu deities- India TV

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AMU suspends professor for objectionable remarks on Hindu deities

Highlights

  • The professor had apologized in writing in this regard.
  • Case registered against Professor under various sections
  • Two member committee constituted to investigate AMU case

Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Assistant Professor Dr Jitendra Kumar has been suspended for making objectionable remarks against Hindu deities. However, the professor had apologized in writing in this regard. The accused professor has written a letter to the Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday, apologizing unconditionally, saying that he did not intend to hurt the religious sentiments of anyone. Police have registered a case against the accused professor under various sections. The police has started investigating the matter. Police say that after the investigation of the case, appropriate action will be taken against the accused professor.

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AMU registrar Abdul Hameed said on Wednesday that Dr Jitendra Kumar, assistant professor in the department of forensic medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, is alleged to have made certain references to rape in Indian mythology during one of his class lectures in the past. Made specific remarks that allegedly hurt the religious sentiments of Hindu students. When the matter was raised through the media, Kumar has been issued a ‘show cause notice’ asking him to respond within 24 hours.

AMU constitutes committee

Besides, a two-member committee has been constituted to probe the matter. Meanwhile, accused assistant professor Kumar, in a letter to the vice-chancellor, has tendered an unconditional apology saying that he did not intend to hurt the religious sentiments of anyone and only wanted to show that “rape has been a part of our society for a long time”. Used to be.” He admitted that he had made a mistake and that it would never happen again in the future.



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