AAP launches teachers’ forum in Delhi University

Tuesday, May 24, 2016,12:09 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Aam Aadmi Party today launched a teachers’ forum in Delhi University seeking to engage with the teaching community on ideology and ethics of the party.

‘University Teacher’s Forum’ or UTF will work to weed out corruption, nepotism and favouritism from the university system and safeguard the rights and interests of the DU teachers, the party said.

S A Jafri, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Rajdhani College has been chosen to lead UTF as its President. The office bearers will further expand this forum in consultation with the party and reach out to all the teaching staff at DU.

UTF will also work on long-term plans to strive to create additional infrastructure so that education can be made more accessible to the masses, the party said. The AAP already has a Chattra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) which had contested DU polls this year.