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Married associative professor of UP university elopes with student

Lucknow: A married final year PG student who recently got married to a contractor eloped with a married associate professor of Dr. Shakuntala Mishra Rehabilitation University.

The incident was brought to University’s notice after the woman’s parent reported the matter to the Vice Chancellor Nishith Rai, following which the University administration has suspended the associate professor for “violation of code of teacher’s conduct” said the university official’s.

Arvind Sharma, 40, an Associate Professor of special education (mental retardation) is married and has two kids including a 13yr old girl eloped with a 25-yr-old MA English PG student who was recently married to a contractor on June 19.

The professor has been working with the university since 2009. The woman reportedly sent a message to her parents saying she was willingly leaving, it was her decision and that they should not try tracing them. A three-member student welfare committee was formed under the Dean to look into the matter, Indian Express reported.