500 girls of Chaudhary Lal University in Sirsa, Haryana have written a letter to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar accusing a professor of sexual harassment. The students have demanded suspension of the professor and an investigation. The victims have also sent letters to Vice Chancellor Dr. Ajmer Singh Malik, Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij and National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma as well as senior officials of the state government and select media organizations. Along with this, the girls said in a letter written to the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi – This matter will be specially investigated.
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In this letter he has accused the professor of doing “dirty and obscene acts”. According to the letter, he calls the girls to his office, takes them to the bathroom, and “touches private parts, and performs obscene acts on us”. The girls said that when they protested, they were threatened with ‘very bad’ consequences. The girls claim in the letter that this has been going on “for several months”. The girls also claimed that the Vice Chancellor, instead of coming forward to help them, “threatened to expel us, because this professor is a person with immense political influence.” The Vice Chancellor also allegedly tried to hush up the allegations by offering.
This is how the letter was confirmed
University Registrar Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bansal confirmed receiving the anonymous letter. He said, “Police are investigating the allegations. It is a serious allegation and there are no names on the letter, but we will investigate it.” The registrar said, “Only after this will action be taken. Whoever is guilty will not be spared, but if someone is innocent then his character should not be assassinated.”
Dr. Bansal said that the relevant CCTV footage has been handed over to the police. However, the letter claims that the accused professor has already “removed his obscene acts from the CCTV footage of his office”. The girls in their letter – who said they have decided not to reveal their identity out of fear of “disgrace” to their family – said that unless the university is “forced” by public opinion to take action against the professor, Not expected. The letter also demands an investigation by a retired high court judge.