Muzaffarnagar, Jan 28(Agencies) :The students union of Islamic seminary Darul -Uloom -Deoband on Friday has demanded that a meeting of the governing council should be convened within a week instead of Feb 23 to take a decision on the resignation of vice-chancellor Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi.
 
"The Jamiatul-Talba has demanded an emergency meeting of the Majlis-e-Shoora (governing council) "president of the students' body Maulvi Saad Jamil Bijnori said.

The authorities have assured them that the meeting would be held within a few days, he said.
 
However,the Deputy vice-chancellor Maulana Abdul Khalique Madrasi said so far no proposal of early date has been received and the meeting would be held on February 23 as decided earlier.

Vastanvi, who is from Surat and who was elected VC on January 10, has been facing protests from students at the seminary after he said that Muslims should forget the communal riots of 2002 and move on and that the community did not face any discrimination in Gujarat.