Banaras: Justice Girdhar Malviya is going to be the new Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU). A BHU court meeting decided Malviya selection for the post on Monday.
However, 11 names including former Vice-Chancellor Professor Punjab Singh, YC Simadri, Prof. Murli Manohar Joshi and Kunwar Anant Narayan came in the race.
He has served as the chief justice of the Allahabad High Court between 1988-1998.
In 2016, a four-member team led by Justice Malviya was appointed by the center to frame Ganga Act. His suggestions were later incorporated in the draft finalised by the government.