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Smriti Irani wants suspended DU officials reinstated (Update:Smriti)

New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today appealed to the vice chancellor of Delhi University to reinstate the five officials who were suspended for allegedly leaking her educational documents.

Irani said, “As DU is an autonomous institution, I am not constitutionally mandated into interfering into the functioning of the institute. So, not as a minister, but as a citizen, I would appeal to the VC to reinstate these officials.”

The twitter account of Smriti Irani had also sent out a tweet today saying that the HRD minister was appealing to the DU Vice-Chancellor to reinstate the suspended DU officials.

Irani has been caught in a storm ever since Congress leader Ajay Maken sent out a tweet saying that the new HRD Minister who will look after education is not even a graduate.

The Union Minister also launched an attacked on those who are targeting her for standing against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi. She said, “When I contested from Amethi, I had prepared myself for criticism in future from those who want to show loyalty to Mr Gandhi.”

Smriti has also appealed to the people to judge her by her work as the Human Resource Development Minister. (ANI)