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H R Bharadwaj opposes bifurcation of Bangalore University

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Bangalore University bifurcation on hold
The Karnataka state Governor and Chancellor H.R. Bhardwaj opposes to bifurcate Bangalore University into two.

Higher Education minister R V Deshpande said the file proposing bifurcation of Bangalore University has come back from Raj Bhavan.

Deshpande also said, "The proposal to divide Bangalore University is still alive".

Presently, University has over 600 affiliated colleges. The issue of bifurcation that was pending with the governor has moved a bit now.

"The governor has sent back the file with some pointers. The department will examine those and take action. It'll also hold discussions with various stakeholders like institutions, teachers, students and parents on the issue of bifurcation," the minister said.

"The Governor's office has sent some pointers. We (the Higher Education Department) will examine them, discuss it with the various stakeholders and take action," he said.

The Minister's remark got the thumbs up from both the Vice-Chancellor of Bangalore University B. Thimme Gowda, and K.R. Venugopal, Special Officer of DVG Jnanavahini.

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