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Pinarayi urges Guv Khan to remain as chancellor of varsities

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Pinarayi urges Guv Khan to stay as chancellor of varsities

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Giving indications concerning the finish of the continued chilly struggle between Governor Arif Mohammed Khan and the state authorities over the alleged political interference in universities, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan spoke to Khan over cellphone twice and in addition wrote to him to renew his duties as chancellor.

Pinarayi’s first cellphone name to the governor was on Thursday. He then despatched a letter with the identical request and later adopted it up with a name on Friday earlier than leaving for the US for therapy. Sources stated the governor responded positively to Pinarayi’s request. Khan had softened his stance already when he informed the media that he was glad with the response of the federal government to the problems that he had raised. The CM had written three letters to the governor explaining the federal government’s stance and requested him to renew his duties as chancellor.

On December 8, Khan had written a strongly-worded letter to the CM expressing anguish over the alleged political interference in universities. He stated he was able to relinquish the chancellor’s publish and requested the CM to take over the function.