High court issues contempt notice to Jammu University VC


Jammu, October 06: A legal notice for disrespecting High Court has been issued to Jammu University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof R D Sharma, who allegedly failed to follow the directives provided by the HC in the case of a contractual lecturer posted in the Distance Education Department (DED) of Jammu University.

The High Court on September 3 had issued an order to Jammu University to not disengage one contractual lecturer Distance Education Department namely Vikas Sharma. The university authorities dishonored the court’s order and disengaged the lecturer.

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As a result, the court has issued a contempt notice asking the Vice Chancellor to reply as to why contempt proceedings not be initiated against him and has summoned him to court today.