“I think attendance was better than at usual Senate meetings!” he said. “People don’t want to be targeted. Usually, at Senate meetings, the excuses list is longer than the list of those who are present. Some people told me they saw members this time, they had never seen attending before. They clearly wanted to show that their absence was not because of the boycott.”
Among other things, the unions argue that there is a serious conflict of interest in appointing the husband of the UGC Chairperson as VC of a University.