Home | Education | Kolkata student alleges harassment for wearing revealing dress in college

Kolkata student alleges harassment for wearing revealing dress in college

The student, who did not wish to be named, alleged that she was first threatened by two members of the Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) for wearing the “revealing dress which is against the discipline of the college”, when she entered the college Friday noon.

WT24 Desk

Dress diktat charge against college union, student alleges harassment Kolkata, Mar 9 (PTI) A girl student of a college in south Kolkata has been allegedly heckled by some students’ union members on International Women’s Day for wearing a “revealing dress”, PTI reports.

The student, who did not wish to be named, alleged that she was first threatened by two members of the Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) for wearing the “revealing dress which is against the discipline of the college”, when she entered the college Friday noon.

When she protested, she was pushed by the two union members, the student alleged.

Her classmate Barun Majhi alleged that he was beaten up by the TMCP members when he protested against the incident.

The TMCP said nothing of that sort had taken place.

A college spokesman said no formal complaint had been lodged by the girl and there was no such dress code in the college.

He said if the student lodges a complaint with the college authorities, necessary action will be taken after an inquiry

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

UK list for easier student visas excludes India once again

Countries included in the list are assessed against a range of criteria, including the likelihood ...

Courses expected to become a major hit among international students in 2019

Gone are the days when Indian students either opted for engineering or medical after the ...