Chandigarh, May 16 -- Does Panjab University (PU), recently slapped with an Election Commission notice for inviting Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue Indresh Kumar to speak at an event where he sang the praises of prime minister Narendra Modi, have a "pick and choose policy" in giving the green signal to events, as some faculty members and student leaders allege?

Panjab University allows use of its auditoriums and halls for a fee to student organisations and NGOs which can be waived off by the vice chancellor.

The seminar, No More Pakistan, by the Forum for Awareness of National Security where Indresh Kumar was invited was allowed, but others were not. One such event was organised by the All India Students' Association (AISA) an...