Disclose Inquiry Report On Rohith’s Death: UoH JAC 

Research scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide on January 17 triggering a massive political storm across the country - Sakshi Post

The HRD ministry appointed retired judge Justice Ashok Kumar Roopanwal to inquire the details which led to Rohith’s death and was supposed to submit his report on August 1. However, Roopanwal has not submitted the report so far

Hyderabad: The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice (JAC) of University of Hyderabad on Sunday submitted a letter to one-member inquiry commission constituted by the HRD ministry to find out the reasons for the death of research scholar Rohith Vemula.

“The report of the inquiry commission was due to be released on August 1. We want to know the status of the inquiry and of the report,“ reads the letter.

The HRD ministry appointed retired judge Justice Ashok Kumar Roopanwal to inquire the details which led to Rohith’s death and was supposed to submit his report on August 1. However, Roopanwal has not submitted the report so far.

Under the probe held in March for three days the commission took depositions from various sources, teaching and non teaching staff, chief proctor, chief warden, deans and representatives of students’ union including vice chancellor Appa Rao Podile, former acting VC M Periasamy.

It may be recalled that Rohith, who committed suicide on January 17 triggered a massive political storm across the country following which the HRD ministry decided to form a Judicial Commission to inquire into the entire sequence of events to establish the facts and correctives in the context of the University.


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