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Mamta Banerjee will now be the head of Bengal State Universities

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar may be relieved of his duties as Chancellor of State Universities in the near future. The Bengal Assembly has adopted a measure to nominate Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Chancellor of State Aided Universities today, Monday. Following the Bengal Assembly’s decision, the simmering feud between Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Mamta Banerjee has intensified. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar now needs to decide whether or not to sign the law.

Guest Visitor “Removal” Threat for Jagdeep Dhankar 

The West Bengal administration is preparing to change the law to eliminate Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s status as a ‘guest’ or ‘visitor’ at the state’s private institutions. According to a senior government official, the government intends to designate a state education minister to the position.

Following Universities will have Mamta Banerjee as official “head”

The following universities will have Mamta Banerjee as official chancellor of university

•    University of Calcutta

•    Jadavpur University

•    University of Kalyani

•    Rabindra Bharati University

•    Vidyasagar University

•    University of Burdwan

•    North Bengal University

•    Netaji Subhas Open University

•    West Bengal University of Technology

•    Bengal Engineering and Science University

•    Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya

•    Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya 

•    University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

•    West Bengal University of Health Sciences

•    Aliah University

•    Gour Banga University 

The Never ending tussle between Governor and Chief Minister 

In Bengal, the feud between CM Mamta and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is not new. In a number of areas, there is friction between the two. Mamta accuses the Governor of enforcing the Center’s commands directly. At the same time, the governor claims that everything he does is in accordance with the law. Political disagreements emerge on practically every issue in Bengal, whether it is convening a session of the Legislative Assembly or delivering the oath to a new MLA. The CM and the Governor also had a disagreement about the post-election violence in the state.

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