ABVP Delhi University Student Union President Ankiv Deshraj Baisoya Sacked In Fake Degree Row

ABVP Student Leader Ankiv Deshraj Baisoya (Photo: Facebook)

ABVP Delhi Student Leader, Ankiv Deshraj Baisoya, the Delhi University Student Union president who was accused of falsifying his bachelor’s degree just days after elections to the DUSU, has been asked to step down from his post by his organisation the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad. The ABVP, a student organisation linked to the ruling BJP and that follows RSS ideology, has expelled him till an inquiry into the allegations.

“We have asked DUSU (Delhi University Student Union) President Ankiv Baisoya to resign from his post and also expelled him from all the responsibilities of the organisation till the inquiry is over,” NDTV quoted ABVP sa saying.

According to the media reports, the Delhi High Court on Monday gave the Delhi University more time, till November 20, to verify if Baisoya’s bachelor’s degree from a university in Tamil Nadu was genuine.

The court on October 30 had granted the university time till Monday to authenticate the degree and inform it as the two-month period within which re-election could be held would expire on November 13.

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