New Jaffna University VC appointed | Daily News

New Jaffna University VC appointed

The new Jaffna University Vice-Chancellor Prof. K Kandasamy will assume duties shortly after President Maithripala Sirisena called for the suspension of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ratnam Vigneswaran on Tuesday (7).

According to a source, Prof. Kandasamy who was a part of the university’s Physics Department, will serve for three months and have authorization for all the matters related to the university. The letter of his appointment was notified to the university yesterday (7). The reasons for the suspension Prof. Ratnam Vigneswaran is still unknown. He was appointed Vice-Chancellor in 2017.

According to reports, last Friday a search operation was carried out by the Security fForces at the Jaffna University. Two students, who were the President and the Secretary of the Student Union, were arrested following the search operation for allegedly keeping a framed photograph of slain LTTE leader Prabhakaran in their office.


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