Nalanda University Vice Chancellor Pankaj Mohan has resigned
The interim vice-chancellor of Nalanda International University, Pankaj Mohan, resigned late on Wednesday, following alleged incidents of sexual assault by two students, one of whom was suspended.The university’s media in-charge Smita Polite said while one student was suspended on the charge of sexually harassing fellow students, another was shifted to a different hostel.
A complaint against the two was received a month back alleging they sexually harassed fellow students and action was taken against them following the set procedure, she said. Pankaj Mohan resigned owning “moral responsibility”. In a letter to Chancellor Vijay Bhatkar, Mohan wrote, “…I take moral responsibility for the problems that the University experienced in the last three days”.