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Anjuli Bhargava: Oh no, not Nalanda again

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by November 28, 2016 General

There’s plenty for the government to do in the field of higher education if it can stop this bickering over Nalanda

Anjuli Bhargava Last week the former foreign minister of Singapore, George Yeo, resigned as the chancellor of the government’s pet project, the Nalanda University, in Rajgir, Bihar. Mr Yeo apparently resigned as he felt that the university’s autonomy was being infringed upon and that he as chancellor had not been given adequate notice of the change in leadership of the university. President Pranab Mukherjee had unilaterally reconstituted the board and removed former chancellor Amartya Sen from it. This is the second time the university has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Last …

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