Kazi Nazrul University

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Kazi Nazrul University
Kazi Nazrul University Logo.svg
University Emblem
Motto in English
Knowledge Imparts Immortality
Type Public
Established 16 August 2012 (2012-08-16)
Chancellor Governor of West Bengal
Vice-Chancellor Sadhan Chakrabarti
Location Asansol, West Bengal, India
23°41′41″N 86°59′42″E / 23.6947°N 86.9949°E / 23.6947; 86.9949Coordinates: 23°41′41″N 86°59′42″E / 23.6947°N 86.9949°E / 23.6947; 86.9949
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.knu.ac.in

Kazi Nazrul University (KNU) is a public University in Asansol, West Bengal.[1][2] The university has been named after the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The university was established under West Bengal Act XIX of 2012. Assent of the Governor was first published in the Kolkata gazette, extraordinary 16 August 2012.[3] Anuradha Mukherjee was the first vice-chancellor of Kazi Nazrul University.[4]

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  1. ^ "Private education Bill passed amidst Opposition walkout". The Statesman. 6 July 2012. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bill passed to set up private varsity". Asian Age. 7 July 2012. Archived from the original on 11 December 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.knu.ac.in/AboutUs_home.aspx
  4. ^ "Anuradha Mukherjee appointed as new vice-chancellor of Kazi Nazrul Islam University". Times of India. 24 November 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2012. 

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