Dr. Sangram Sinha appointed as new VC of Tripura Varsity
By Our Correspondent, 07/09/2019, Agartala

A new Vice Chancellor of the Tripura Central University has been appointed soon after the previous V L Dharurkar has resigned on being exposed with high necked in corruption. De. Sangram Sinha - a senior faculty of the varsity has been appointed as interim VC now.

Prof Vijaykumar Laxmikantrao Dharurkar, has reportedly resigned after he was allegedly caught accepting a bribe in a sting operation by a local channel in Tripura.

The television channel has recently aired a news item of ita sting exposing Dharurkar negotiating and then accepting cash from an unidentified man. The channel claimed the person is a representative of a Kolkata-based printing firm.

However, Dr. Sangram Sinha, who is the senior-most faculty of the varsity, had been appointed as the interim VC. Expose of Prof. Dharurkar has come up as major embarrassment for the varsity which has been earlier in a list of alleged currupt practise.