|Union Minister calls on GU VC|
GUWAHATI, Sept 17 - Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash today met Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University Dr Pratap Jyoti Handique at his residence as part of the ‘Sampark Abhiyan’.
During the visit, the Minister discussed various issues related to the current situation in the country and GU with Dr Handique. After the meeting, Dr Handique said, “Not as a Vice Chancellor, rather the Minister met me as a general citizen. During our interaction, Som Parkash wanted to know my view about abrogation of Article 371 and I have expressed my satisfaction about this historic step.”
The GU VC further said, “Then he also wanted to know about the Gauhati University and I tried to provide as much information to him as possible. He was delighted when he came to know about our history and present status and advised me to open a medical college under the Gauhati University. He also assured of extending all help and support to us and through me, conveyed his good wishes to all members of the university.”