AMU campaign against anti-social elements in campus

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Aligarh, Sep 21 (UNI) The teaching faculty of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has decided to cooperate with the University administration to launch a sustained campaign against anti-social elements residing inside the campus.

The Chairman of all the Departments endorsed the administration's decision to close the University sine die.

Addressing senior faculty members, Vice Chancellor Prof P K Abdul Azis described the recent violence at the Campus as ''the most unfortunate accident of my life''.

Unprecedented arson at the campus had shocked the entire country and now the University had decided to initiate drastic steps to restore the pristine glory of the AMU, the Vice Chancellor said adding that all the efforts would be made to convert AMU into an academically vibrant campus and hoped it would be last closure.

Special efforts would be made to strengthen security arrangement and the assistance of central forces was also being sought.

The Chairman also suggested that the students should be provided accommodation facultywise and the University should be reopened in a phased manner.

Some faculty members also suggested that surveillance camera be installed at important buildings and the University may also start a community radio to stick up a warm rapport with the students.

Teachers have also demanded that motorcycles should be banned in the hostel premises and 'dhabas' should be removed.


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