Presidency University guard Pappu Singh collected his transfer order on Friday amid demands from the employees affiliated to Trinamul for his immediate release.
Sukumar Barua, the general secretary of the Trinamul-backed staff union, said: “The university is trying to violate the government order by deferring the guard’s release. The order says the guard has to shift to Jhargram Raj College by September 18.”
They protested the university’s note to education minister Bratya Basu in which it urged the government to shift 31 employees who have sought a transfer before Singh.
Minister Basu said: “I am not sure if the university can decide which of its employees could be transferred.”