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PU spokesman clarifies Asma Jahangir’s statement about PU VC
PU spokesman clarifies Asma Jahangir’s statement about PU VC


LAHORE: (Saturday, January 27, 2018): Punjab University has issued a contradiction regarding renowned lawyer Asma Jahangir’s statement in her press conference in which she has quoted PU VC as saying “to send students to the mountains”. In his press statement, PU spokesman has said that PU Vice Chancellor has not uttered any such statement at any forum that students would be sent to the mountains. The PU spokesman said that Asma Jahangir is Pakistan’s renowned human rights activist and well-respected senior lawyer and she is requested not to believe in rumors. He said that PU administration assures that action would be taken against the culprits only and biased attitude towards any group would not be adopted by the administration. The PU spokesman said that baseless propaganda based on false rumors was being fanned on social media. Therefore, he said, politicians and civil society activists were requested to confirm any rumors first before giving any reaction and statements.