‘Protect varsity land’

Staff Correspondent

HUBLI: President of the Karnataka Vidyavardhaka Sangha Patil Puttappa has urged the Chief Minister not to allow outside agencies to purchase land belonging to Hampi Kannada University.

In a letter to the Chief Minister, Mr. Puttappa has said that it was the responsibility of the Government to take steps to ensure that nobody interfered in the functioning of the university.

He said that the land belonged to the university and the Chief Minister had the responsibility to protect it from being grabbed by any individual or organisation.

Mr. Puttappa has said that the vice-chancellor of Hampi Kannada University had earlier opposed the move to handover the university land to others.

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