By: M.S.Yatnatti: Editor and Video Journalist Bengaluru : VC and Registrar CUK have failed to constitute SC ST Cell as per UGC circular despite I made demand several time .SC ST Students educational development is very important than Dr Shivakumar Deene politics .Nobody is helping the SC ST students to get legitimate educational facilities from state government and central government and are busy in only creating lawlessness in campus in the name of a non issue .Let he VC issue an order after getting approval in Executive Council that in every room Dr. B.R. Ambedkar portrait shall be put and with other leaders portrait then every member of university will obey it and put the portraits and then it will be lawful .why an illegal circular which is not approved by VC is forced upon the faculty members just to keep someone happy at the cost of lawlessness .VC and Registrar CUK should act according to central University Act and ordinances governing academic and administrative matters (As approved by the Department of Higher Education Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India Vide letter F.No.57-5/2011-Desk(U), dated 28/03/2012) . According to document available to this reporter The VC had issued instruction for printing Souvenir of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar to be distributed to all but instead of that Dr Shivakumar Deene fabricated portrait circular without authority of law and purchased about 250 portrait by spending several lakhs rupees and such action and circular is illegal VC and Registrar and executive council need to act on him and dismiss him from service for committing such a big blunder of fabricating a university circular.. Dr Shivakumar Deene actions amounts to subordinations and VC should act mercilessly on lawlessness of a faculty member. He could have bought one dignified big portrait to be kept in the central hall of the CUK as DR B.R. Ambedkar portrait is kept in the central hall of Parliament. CUK VC and registrar need totake immediate action on fabricated and illegal circular issued by Dr Shivakumar Deene On 21-11-2016 claiming falsely that VC has approved it and forcibly asking everybody to put Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Portrait inevery room ofcentral university of Karnataka is outrageous and illogical and those who are opposing his circular he hadfiled atrocity cases through his goonsis still outrageous as illegal and without authority of Law and still the person who filed illegal case is continuing the same in the criminal court despite police have filed B report (When UGC circulars were meant for conducting seminars on 14-04-2016 and conducting constitution day on 26-11-2015 and CUK and UGC has not issued such instruction )and Mr Kamble (for his fabricated and falsepolice complaint) .TheRegistrar CUK in his order under RTI Appeal case number 01 Dated 21 July 2016 in point 6 has agreed that CUK has not issued such instruction regarding displaying the portraits of leaders at University or Universities every room and specifically, who are the persons whose portraits could be displayed? CUK as public authority does not have even one such circular and even UGC has replied under RTI on 11-07-2016 that it has not issues such guide line as claimed by Dr Shivakumar Deene and Mr Kamble (in his police complaint without permission of University).
I have received clarification from the UGC .UGC has replied to my RTI Question and provided the information..It confirms that UGC did not issue any guidelines in respect of any portraits to be put in Universities. Dr Shivakauar Deenebrought 250 Dr Ambedkar portrait instead ofgetting printed Dr Ambedkar souvenir and distributing itas per VC Approval. I have asked CUK to provide me information under section 4(I) (a) (b) (c) (d) RTI Act What action is proposed against Dr Shivakauar Deenewho brought 250 Dr Ambedkar portrait instead ofgetting printedDr Ambedkar souvenir and distributing itas per VC Approval dated 19th April (CUK/SC-ST /F-1) and issuing a circular though he is not the registrar of University todisplay the250 Dr Ambedkar portrait instead of distributingDr Ambedkar souvenir to all in central University of Karnataka. Whose portrait should be put up in the CUK buildings as per CUK EC resolutions? I want to know any CUK and MHRD and UGC rules or circulars regarding displaying the portraits of leaders at University or Universities every room and specifically, who are the persons whose portraits could be displayed? .This information was not provided to me within 48 hours as question of life and liberty of Dr Priya your Assistant professor was in question as one of your Group Demployee has filed complaint and FIR is booked with a fake circular issued by Dr Shivakumar Dene as he is not the registrar of the CUK.I have filed CIC Appeal in Central information commission for this lapse.
According to Citations ofKarnataka High Court Maqbool vs The State Of Karnataka on 18 February, 2013 " IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA,CIRCUIT BENCH AT GULBARGADATED 18th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2013BEFORETHE HON'BLE MR.JUSTICE ANAND BYRAREDDYCRIMINAL APPEAL NO.734 OF 2008 it is held that "the portraits of Dr.Ambedkar and Buddha, did not by itself demonstrate that the portraits or flags were representative of the Scheduled Caste community. ------Accordingly, the appeal is allowed. The judgment of the court below is set aside. The appellants are acquitted. The fine amount, if any, paid by the appellants shall be refunded.” And hence registering an FIR for atrocities in connection with a photo or portrait of Dr.Ambedkarby Norona Police Station is illegal and void and unwarranted and immediately need to be withdrawn as it is politically motivated by vested interests ."As no SC ST persons can feel insulted of their caste as Dr Priya act is simple as she demanded only an official circular to put the portrait and even otherwise "the portraits of Dr.Ambedkar and Buddha, did not by itself demonstrate that the portraits or flags were representative of the Scheduled Caste community”. So SC ST Cell cannot feel itself as insulted and cannot give compliant of any atrocities on portrait issue as it is not an SC ST issue or a castes issue .I have requestedappellate authority to issue orders to dismantle present "SC/ST Cell” which is illegal body headed by Dr Dene with superior advisory body acting more than the Universityand to re-constitute "SC/ST Cell” with five employees with including one coordinator and let it function as cell in the university (Not as Executive council of University ) which has no power to issue orders and circulars and remove forth with Dr Shivakumar Dene from the post ofcoordinator"SC/ST Cell” as per rules he cannot have dual roles to play .Let him work as Assistant professor in the department of management in CUK . UGC orders and constitution of "SC/ST Cell” and its functions and about "SC/ST Cell” is enclosed with my RTI appeal.
I have further requested appellate authority to issue orders and circular to withdraw the FIR booked illegally based on illegal circular by an employee of University and set aside the circular issued by Dr Shivakumar Dene issued illegally as "SC/ST Cell” has no power to issue any circular and orders as per UGC orders.and provide justice and equity to Dr PriyaAssistant professor in cuk .Few Legal experts feel removing unauthorized religious structures or removing unauthorized statues of public figures cannot attracts IPC section and in the similar way Removing unauthorized portrait cannot attracts IPC section and atrocity act. Indian parliament building has several hundred rooms but only one portrait of Dr Ambedkar is kept in central hall of parliament. Keep one portrait in one government building in its central hall and it is respectful and okay and in Tamil naudu Government Order passed on October 24, 1980 to display the portraits of the incumbent President, Prime Minister, Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Saint Thiruvalluvar, Arignar Anna, K. Kamaraj, C. Rajagopalachari, Thanthai Periyar, B.R. Ambedkar and U. Muthuramalinga Thevar in government offices. And Gujarat Government offices in the state are allowed to display portraits and photographs of only eight leaders, namely, Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, incumbent President and the Prime Minister, Mother (Goddess) India, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Shyama Prasad Mookherjee, the state government has said in reply to an RTI query, adding that some offices in districts are allowed to have pictures of local martyrs. Reportedly Gujarat Government hasnot-includedDr Baba Saheb Ambedkar's photos in the government list.