Removal of blue-eyed Controller Examinations main cause of controversy
BAHAWALPUR: Vice chancellors of several universities have condemned the ill-mannered behaviour of Cooperatives Minister Malik Iqbal Channar with Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) Vice Chancellor Prof Qaiser Mushtaq. VCs have demanded the chief minister and the governor to take notice of vandalism. VCs have expressed concern about increasing political interference in varsities. On March 7, the minister had arrived at the IUB without an appointment and allegedly stormed into the vice chancellor’s office with his supporters, who made vandalism on the campus.
Reliable sources told The Educationist that the main reason was the removal of the controller examinations, who was a blue-eyed man of Iqbal Channer. Allegedly the controller examinations was removed on charges of ‘involvement’ in fake degrees case.
The vice chancellor taking action on the issue removed controller examination and Iqbal Channer had approached VC and other quarters concerned concerned to rescue the controller examinations. However, when VC Dr Qaiser Mushtaq did not considered the recommendation of the minister, he turned out infurious and approached the VC office, university sources said. –The Educationist Report