Vice Chancellor constitutes committee to discuss modalities for AMUTA elections



Aligarh : In view of several representations received from Aligarh Muslim University Teachers Association (AMUTA) members; the Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor in exercise of powers under Section 19 (2) of the AMU Act, 1920 has constituted a four-member committee of Ex-AMUTA secretaries to discuss and recommend the modalities for conducting AMUTA elections as per constitution in consultation with the Chief Election Officer and Hony Secretary within three days.

The decision has been made after taking note of the fact that the Voters List has not been published and no notice of Annual General Body Meeting has been issued.

“Dr Mohammad Shahid, Prof Md Abdus Salam, Prof Mohd Rizwan Khan and Prof Aftab Alam are the former AMUTA secretaries appointed as members of the committee”, according to a notification by AMU Registrar, Mr Mohammad Imran (IPS).

The Vice Chancellor has also desired that the elections of AMUTA be conducted as per the Constitution by Chief Election Officer in consultation with the four member committee and Hony Secretary, AMUTA by October 10, 2022.

The notification noted: “The AMUTA elections scheduled on September 15 stand postponed in the light of the Vice Chancellor’s decision in exercise of powers vested in him under Section 19 (2) of the AMU Act, 1920”.


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