Gulzar, Chancellor of Assam University

May 01, 2013 11:56 |

Ghuwati:The eminant author and lyricist Gulazar is the new chancellor of the assam University.

The news of his appointment has elated officials at Assam University. They hope this association will help the university in improving its image.

"The appointment of the Chancellor in the central universities is the prerogative of the President of India, who is the Chief Visitor of the universities,Gulzar is an eminent personality and a Padma Bhushan awardee. The President of India might have thought it appropriate and hence it is done," said Pinak Pani Nath Purkayastha, secretary to the university's vice chancellor, Somnath Dasgupta.(courtesyaaj)