Published On: Tue, May 24th, 2016

CBI carries out searches at Visva Bharati University

New Delhi: CBI today carried out searches at the prestigious Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan in connection with alleged irregularities committed by a former Vice Chancellor.

 Visva Bharti Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta

Former Visva Bharti Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta

CBI sources said searches started at seven places this morning after the agency registered a case on a reference received from the Central government in this regard.

It is alleged that UGC guidelines were not followed in the appointment process during the tenure of a former Vice-Chancellor, the sources said.

The University was founded by Rabindranath Tagore.

Inputs with PTI

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