The Save University campaign committee in Kerala has lodged a complaint with the Governor demanding that the illegal appointments made in the Sanskrit University should be cancelled.
Poornima Mohanan, wife of the Chief Minister’s officer on special duty R Mohanan, has been appointed as a professor at the Thiruvananthapuram regional centre which does not have a general Sanskrit course. M I Rahila Beevi, an assistant professor in Physical Education has been posted at Thiruvananthapuram regional centre which does not have this course.
The last syndicate meeting decided to appoint syndicate member Bichu X Malayil as the professor in charge of examinations. Such a post does not exist under university rules. As per the University Act, the Pro Vice-Chancellor is in charge of the examinations.
Lissy Mathew, another professor in the Malayalam department, has also been appointed as Director of Publications, a post which doesn’t exist. The committee chairman R S Sasikumar and secretary M Shajar Khan alleged that R Sharmila was appointed in a temporary post as an assistant professor in Philosophy by subverting the reservation. She was working in the newspaper of a political party earlier, they also alleged that she was given a permanent post even when such a post does not exist.