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S A R Geelani is back in college

Ehtasham Khan in New Delhi | November 17, 2003 16:36 IST

S A R Geelani, the lecturerinArabic literature who was acquitted by the Delhi high court in the Parliament attack case, willbe able to teach again.

On Monday, he presented hispapers to the principal of the Zakir Hussain College, which had suspended him after he was chargesheeted in the case.

"My students and friends were eagerly waiting for me," he told "I am very happy. I am back to the academic environment of my college."

The principalallowed Geelani to teach a day after his acquittal, but he could not do so because the mediaraised questions about the withdrawal of his suspension.

Following his arrest the collegehad formed acommitteeto look into his case. The committeewas dissolved after Geelani's suspension, hencethe decision to reinstate him could only have been taken byDelhi University's vice-chancellor.

LastFriday, Geelani received a notice from the vice-chancellor noting that hissuspension had been revoked.

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