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PATNA, INDIA, Sept. 13, 2001: Though the Government Ayurvedic College, Patna, located in Kadamkuan, would celebrate its Platinum Jubilee in December 2001, since the last three years no medicines have been purchased for the college pharmacy despite allotments. This reports blames local politics and stonewalling amongst appointees who run the college. The college which was established with a view to serve the ailing humanity, especially the poor people who are unable to meet the expenses of modern allopathic treatment, is neglected. This college has 12 departments, but all suffer due to lack of teachers. The college is running with a strength of two professors and four assistant professors.16 posts of lecturers are lying vacant in the college and the college is being run at the strength of 32 lecturers. Students are not interested in taking admission here, said Baliram, the principal. He said that the the number of students studying in this college, in all three semesters, comes to just 200.