LAHORE - Justice Umar Ata Bandial of the Lahore High Court Tuesday disposed of a petition against the appointment of Vice Chancellor, Government College University, in terms the secretary education would sort out the matter before retirement of the VC. The petition was filed by Tauqeer Ahmad, an Associate Professor, challenging the appointment of Dr Khalid Aftab inter alia on the ground that the respondent was appointed in violation of merit as he did not submit any application to the university board for the purpose of appointment as VC. He contended the board received 47 applications for the post and the respondent was not among them hence the eligible candidate had been deprived of his right. After hearing the parties, the court disposed of the petition directing the secretary education to decide the matter prior to the retirement of the respondent.