Concern voiced over notices to 4 SU teachers
HYDERABAD, May 11(Dawn): The Sindh University Teachers' Association has
expressed concern over the final show-cause notices issued to Dr Mehtab Ali Shah
and teachers Zafarullah Tanwari, Muzaffar Ali Talpur and Ayaz Haider Mugheri by
the university authorities.
President of the association, Dr Inayatullah
Shah, and secretary, Badar Soomro, in a statement have appealed to the vice-
chancellor to withdraw the show-cause notices in the larger interest of the alma
They observed that no one in these modern times could even think
of dismissing from service academics for exercising right of freedom of
expression. They further said that the action may give rise to adverse
consequences and tarnish image of the university.
They concern over a
statement made by federal minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan and said that the minister
had claimed that Sindhi people were not meritorious. They reminded the minister
that Sindh had produced people like Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and many
top-notch academia and politicians, etc.
They demanded removal of Mr
Sarwar from the job and an inquiry against those who were discouraging the
Sindhi people and giving arbitrary remarks against them.
Sindh Agriculture University Vice Chancellor Dr Bashir Ahmed Shaikh, while
appreciating the services of Dr Ghulam Hyder Jamro, has said that he is a top
class agronomist whose 35 years of services in teaching, research, technology
transfer and international contribution will be remembered for long, reports
Dr Bashir Ahmed Shaikh was addressing the farewell reception given
in honour of Dr Jamro, professor of the department of agronomy of the SAU and a
member of university syndicate on his retirement.
The farewell reception
was attended by the faculty deans, heads of various sections, senior professors
Dr. Ghulam Hyder Jamro received his MSC degree from the SAU
and PhD from a Union of Soviet Socialist Republics institution.