‘My role is limited’, says Union Minister Dattatreya

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Union Minister of State for Labour Bandaru Dattatreya said that his role in the suicide of Rohit is limited in forwarding two representations he received on the state of affairs of the HCU.

In a statement released here today he said he received a representation on August 10, 2015 "on the state of affairs in the University of Hyderabad which disturbed me greatly and I forwarded the same to the MHRD in the hope that things in the campus would change for the better. On August 29, 2015, I received a second representation 'in this' (sic) and this too I forwarded to the MHRD with a request to look into the matter and to do the needful.’ He expressed his deep shock and expressed condolences to the family members.

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