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Smriti Irani offers JNU VC post to Subramanian Swamy : Reports

New Delhi: HRD minister Smriti Irani is believed to have offered the post of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice chancellor to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy,a  move that could unleash waves of protest in the capital.It
India TV News Desk September 24, 2015 19:47 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: HRD minister Smriti Irani is believed to have offered the post of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice chancellor to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy,a  move that could unleash waves of protest in the capital.

It is learnt that HRD Minister Smriti Irani spoke to Dr Swamy about the offer. However, there was no official communication from the Ministry.

As per the rules, a panel of names selected by the committee is sent to the President (who is Visitor of the central varsities) by the HRD Ministry before the announcement of the new vice chancellor.

Swamy, however denied the reports of any such offer, "Media is on fire that I have been offered the JNU VC post. No formal offer nor will there be if the Govt cannot meet my pre- conditions" he said on twitter