Riot Accused is AMU Court Member
Aligarh: BJP Lok Sabha member and Muzaffarnagar-riots accused Kunwar Bhartendra Singh, who was elected to the Aligarh Muslim University court in the second week of January has said that he will raise the issue of welfare of the students of the university in Parliament.
Six Lok Sabha members, including four BJP legislators, were elected to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) court, the supreme governing body of the varsity. The new members include Kunwar Bhartendra Singh, Satish Kumar Gautam, Rajveer Singh, and Bhola Singh of BJP, Chaudhary Mehboob Ali Kaiser of LJP and Badaruddoza Khan of CPI(M) and have been elected for a period of three years, commencing from December 19 last year. The members will have a term of three years at the AMU Court, unless their term in the Lok Sabha ends before that. There are a total of 180 members in the Court.
“I will work for the Uniy” “I am happy for my selection in the university court. The party has given me an opportunity to work for the university,” he said, adding, he will try to avail financial aid from the central government for the upliftment of education in the university.
Bhartendra Singh, MP from Bijnore, is an accused in Muzaffarnagar riots and was released on bail in two cases which are pending in court.