Hyderabad University rusticates student for 'abusive' post against professor

ANI | Updated: Feb 01, 2018 23:03 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 1 (ANI): The University of Hyderabad on Thursday rusticated a doctoral student for a year with immediate effect for abusing a professor on social media.

The student has been identified as Kaluram Palsania, a doctoral student in the Department of History.

The Proctorial Board of the University found the student guilty of posting a public message on social media abusing and questioning the credentials of Prof. K. Laxminarayana of the Department of Economics.

Also the Board has imposed a fine of Rs. 30,000 on the student.

The seven-member Board included a retired judge and a senior police officer, apart from faculty members of the University.

"The University of Hyderabad would like to reiterate that we have zero tolerance for physical or verbal abuse of any member of the University community in the course of discharging their duties," Hyderabad University's Public Relation Officer (PRO) Ashish Jacob Thomas said in a release.

The University also appealed to all sections of the campus community to seek redressal of any genuine grievances only through appropriate institutional channels provided for the purpose. (ANI)