vishwabharti univsityThe Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday carried out searches at the prestigious Viswa Bharati University in Santiniketan in connection with alleged irregularities committed by a former Vice-Chancellor.

The agebcy also carried out raids at the residence of the vice chancellor.

According to reports, the searches started at seven places on Tuesday morning after the agency registered a case on a reference received from the Central government in this regard.

It is alleged that UGC guidelines were not followed in the appointment process during the tenure of a former Vice-Chancellor, the sources said.

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