Punjab University Teachers
Lahore:03 February :A group of Punjab University (PU) teachers continued their protest against possible extension of the interim vice-chancellor outside the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday.
PU teachers are protesting against the alleged unlawful assigning of look-after charge to VC to Dr Mujahid Kamran for over a week now. They have set up their demonstration camp on The Mall and vow to continue till the appointment of VC ‘on merit’. The protesting teachers and employees of the university carrying placards and chanting slogans demanded Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to look into the matter and appoint the senior most professor as acting VC in accordance with the rules and regulations.
The teachers have named their protest “Save the PU Movement” saying they had taken to the streets to protect the prestigious institute from becoming a laughing stock. One of the protesting teachers claimed that a delegation of PML-N MPAs came to speak to the protesting teachers on Tuesday. They listened to the grievances of the protesting teachers and assured them to take up the issue with Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.The news.