Pachauri sent on indefinite leave at TERI

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) TERI’s executive chairman R.K. Pachauri, who has been accused of sexually harassing a junior colleague, was on Friday sent on an indefinite leave by the organisation, days after being promoted as the vice chairman.

“R.K. Pachauri, who had been at the Head of the Institute since 1982, will be on leave from TERI, TERI Governing Council and TERI University till this is reviewed by the governing council given the subjudice nature of the matter,” a statement from the TERI office stated.

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