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HC restrains BU from destroying B.Ed records

IN AN interim order, the High Court in Jabalpur on Friday restrained the Barkatullah University from destroying the records relating to certain students of B.Ed. course for 2003-2004 who furnished fake domicile certificates.

india Updated: Oct 07, 2006 14:49 IST

IN AN interim order, the High Court in Jabalpur on Friday restrained the Barkatullah University from destroying the records relating to certain students of B.Ed. course for 2003-2004 who furnished fake domicile certificates.

Dr P G Najpandey filed a PIL after he learnt that the university was about to destroy the records. The PIL sought a direction to restrain the State government or the university from destroying the records pertaining to 463 students of 14 colleges who submitted forged domicile certificates.

Also, the PIL sought a direction a CBI probe after the State Government failed to comply with the High Court directive of July 2005.

In July last year, the HC directed the State Government to hold an inquiry in co-ordination with the university and colleges by corresponding with the authorities that issued the domicile certificates and take action against the students on the basis of the probe, the PIL said.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice A. K. Patnaik and Justice S. C. Sinho heard the petitioner’s counsel Manoj Sharma stating that as per rules of the MP Rajya Shiksha Kendra the students who are domiciles of MP were eligible to take the entrance test and admission in B Ed course in 2003-2004.

The counsel said if such persons were allowed to become teachers what moral value they would give to schoolgoers. The court issued six weeks returnable notices on the State Government and Barkatullah University, Bhopal.