New Delhi: Breaking his silence, Gopinath Ravindran, who quit as member secretary of ICHR progressing this month, pronounced he was “disheartened” over the Council’s preference to throw a editorial house and a advisory cabinet of a prestigious Indian Historical Review, and a refusal of a chairperson to record his “disagreement”.
“The biography was doing awfully well. Despite all a achievements, a editor was summarily removed. They also altered a whole advisory committee,” Ravindran told PTI.
“Not usually this. we insisted that my feud should be available over a scrapping of a committee. The chairperson told me on a phone we can't remonstrate given your are a member secretary even as the Memorandum of Association shows that we am indeed a member of a council,” he said.
Ravindran pronounced he has been relieved for his post and has returned behind to Jamia Milia Islamia University.
Ravindran quit mid following pointy differences with chairperson of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) Y Sudershan Rao over a functioning of a body.
He was a UPA nominee and his three-year tenure was to end in 2016.
Differences between Ravindran and ICHR had turn apparent ever given a Council’s preference to throw a editorial house and a advisory cabinet of a prestigious Indian Historical Review, a ICHR’s journal, carrying venerable historians like Romila Thapar.
Ravindran’s abdication comes amid flourishing regard in some buliding over a purported saffronisation of ICHR.
A integrate of months behind during a substructure day meeting, he had to face clever antithesis from a territory of a throng when he uttered his feud over a views voiced by vedic academician David Frawley.