Draft approved by AMU Exec Council

At the emergent special meeting the Executive Council of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) approved the draft representation by majority votes. The draft was supported by 13 members and opposed by 8 members. The meeting was presided over by Professor P. K. Abdul Azis, Vice Chancellor, AMU. The meeting was held to consider and approve the draft representation of the University in response to the notice served by the visitor under section 13 of the AMU Act 1920. It was also decided to permit the members of the Executive Council to offer suggestion if any, before 4 p.m. on May 4, 2009 regarding the draft representation prepared by the University for onward transmission to the Visitor through the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Earlier AMU had received a notice from the Hon'ble Visitor expressing her desire to cause an inquiry to ascertain certain facts in regard to the situation prevalent in the University including certain allegations against the Vice Chancellor as also the counter allegation against some members of the Executive Council. The Ministry has asked the University to make the representation in regard to its notice duly approved by Executive Council by 5th of May so that the same could be forwarded to the Visitor. The University representation includes factual position as per University records on each point raised in the petition. The representation indicates that there are no financial and administrative irregularities whatsoever.