Panel seeks detail of missing furniture of Panjab University

Panel seeks detail of missing furniture of Panjab University

Chandigarh, November 21

A panel formed to look into the matter of missing heritage furniture from the department of sociology, Panjab University, has asked the authorities concerned for the number of articles registered and missing.

The panel, headed by Prof Navdeep Goyal, said: "The department has been asked to provide details."

Sources said as per record, there had been a total of 82 chairs registered under the heritage category at the department. The matter came to light after advocate Ajay Jagga, member, Heritage Protection Cell, submitted representations to the office of Chancellor and the Vice-President of India along with the UT Administrator and the UT Adviser regarding the missing furniture.

The representation was filed in accordance with Article 51A of the Constitution. He claimed that a large number of chairs (heritage: designed by Pierre Jeanneret) were stolen from the PU.

On November 12, officials of the sociology department lodged a complaint with the Sector 11 police that the missing furniture included 36 chairs from the department's seminar hall, 10 chairs from the second floor hall and two chairs from the department's office. — TNS

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