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VARANASI: Dr Feroz Khan, who was facing protests over his appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Sanskrit department of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), appeared for an interview on Friday in the universitys Ayurveda department.
The interview was held in secrecy in a guest house in view of the fear of protests by students.
Ten candidates, including Dr Feroz Khan, were to appear for the interview but only eight turned up.
Also Read BHU-Sanskrit row: Prof. Khan applies for another post Ayurveda department dean Prof Yamini Bhushan told reporters that Dr Feroz Khan had ranked at the top of the merit list.
Khan had earlier applied for the job in the Ayurveda and Arts faculties, along with the Sanskrit faculty. He was appointed to the Sanskrit faculty which triggered protests by students who were unwilling to accept a Muslim as their teacher.
The interview to the Ayurveda department was held on Friday and it is said that Khan may be shifted to this department in view of the protests.


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