PM Modi’s Degree Row: Hearing On Disclosure Of DU’s 1978 Batch Result Adjourned By Delhi High Court, Once Again
The mystery around PM Modi's educational qualifications continues.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday, once again adjourned the case of the disclosure of the 1978 batch result of Delhi University’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) students. Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims to have graduated from the course in that year, but there is no conclusive official record of the same available publicly.
Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who is representing the university, asked for an adjournment in the matter, which was granted by the court.
Update on Delhi University case related to disclosure of result of 1978, when PM Modi claims to have graduated:
ASG Tushar Mehta, appearing for the DU, sought an adjournment in the matter. Even in the past, DU has been seeking adjournments. Matter was not heard today.
— Anjali Bhardwaj (@AnjaliB_) August 23, 2018
Lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan took a dig at PM Modi and his overreaching efforts towards hiding the details of his educational qualification.
Why is Modi fighting tooth & nail to prevent the Delhi University from disclosing his degree in “entire political science”? What is he seeking to hide? Will it change his “entire political career”? https://t.co/Jb0LQ3BWYP
— Prashant Bhushan (@pbhushan1) August 23, 2018
Right to Information (RTI) activists had earlier sought for declaration of the results of all the students who had graduated from DU’s B.A course in 1978. DU had then refused to impart any information claiming it was a third party’s personal information.
Earlier in 2017, Delhi High Court had put on hold Central Information Commission’s (CIC’s) order which directed DU to allow the inspection of records of 1978 batch students.
Several institutions seem to be bending over backwards to prevent office sources from making public any information on PM Modi’s educational qualification.