BIHAR: The Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU) on Monday cancelled the law deghree of former Delhi Law Minister and AAP MLA Jitendra Singh Tomar.
The decision was taken to cancel his degree by Senate members of the University, Vice Chancellor Chemendra Kumar Singh.
Chancellor and Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind had authorised the University Senate, the highest decision making body of the University, to take a decision on law degree of the former Delhi minister after University's Examination board had on September 21 last year a recommendation letter had been sended to him in this regard.
Earlier, the university found the migration certificate of the former Law Minister of the Arvind Kejrival government wrong and on the basis of that it and recommended cancelation of the Law degree.
The controversy relates to the aquisition of Law degree by Tomar on the basis of a doubtful enrolment at Biswanath Law College in Munger in the academic session 1994-95.
He had claimed to have passed the law examination in 1998-99.
Tomar was arrested but later released on bail in 2015 in the Law degree issuer and had to resign from the Kejriwal ministry.