High court issues contempt notice to Jammu University VC

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.

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.

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