The university administration has issued a showcause notice to Vikram for his allegedly objectionable remarks in the video, and he is yet to file a reply. The ABVP has filed a police complaint against him.
The notice was issued after President Ram Nath Kovind approved the ministry’s proposal for a ‘visitorial inquiry’ against the V-C, The Indian Express has learnt. Hangloo assumed office in December 2015 year during Smriti Irani’s tenure as HRD Minister.
Two days ago, AU student Adarsh Tripathi had complained to the university authorities about regular visits of outsiders to the hostel. Tripathi had named Shukla as one of the regular visitors to the hostel.