New Delhi: Delhi University on Thursday suspended G.N. Saibaba, English professor at Ram Lal Anand College, following his arrest for alleged links with Maoists. “G.N. Saibaba’s suspension had been recommended by Ram Lal Anand College’s governing body on Wednesday. The Vice Chancellor approved the suspension today,” DU’s media coordinator and joint dean of students’ welfare Malay Neerav said.
DU Registrar Alka Sharma said the decision against Saibaba was as per the rules and his was a deemed suspension. “A public servant is deemed to have been placed under suspension if he is in police or judicial custody for a period exceeding 48 hours. It is just following of rules,” she said. Asked if Saibaba’s family will be asked to vacate the warden’s quarter at Gwyer Hall in North Campus, Mr Neerav said no such decision has been taken.