Jammu and Kashmir: University professor, two others sacked by administration for 'terror links'
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has removed three employees, including a senior professor of Kashmir University (KU), for their alleged links with terrorism.
Those terminated include Altaf Hussain Pandit, a professor of Chemistry at the KU, Mohammad Maqbool Hajam, a teacher in the School Education department and Ghulam Rasool, a constable in J&K police, reports Deccan Herald.
The terminations have been made under Article 311(2) (c) of the Constitution under which no inquiry is held and dismissed employees can only approach the high court for relief, the newspaper reported.
“The Lieutenant Governor is satisfied after considering the facts and circumstances of the case and on the basis of the information available that the activities of Altaf Hussain Pandit, Professor in Chemistry Department, University of Kashmir are su ch as to warrant his dismissal from the service,” the order issued by Principal Secretary, General Administration Department, reads.