JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in its earlier invitation on sexual harassment counselling session had mentioned: ‘girls are suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends’.
"Such a remark creates a space where harassment in such lines will become rampant and will lead to become an unsafe space for women," Ghosh said.
Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal Complaints Committee.
The circular issued by the internal complaints committee (ICC) of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) stated that "the girls are supposed to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends".
In a harmony march to commemorate the demolition of Babri Masjid and marking the death anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Saket Moon said that Babri Masjid should be reconstructed.
JNU vice chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar posted a message on the official Facebook page of JNU that the matter is being enquired into.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai told Parliament no arrest was made in the incident.
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The university also allowed the reopening of 'Mugal Darbar' and '24x7 Food Court' with takeaway facility only with immediate effect.
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A notification by the university said those students who require access to the laboratory and have to submit their dissertation or thesis before June 30 are allowed to enter the campus.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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