Will take action against VC if he made sexist remarks: Sibal

Last Updated: Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 22:09

New Delhi: Denouncing the reported remarks of
the Vice Chancellor of a Central university against women
Hindi writers, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal Sunday said such
comments represent an "affront" to womanhood and action will
be taken against him if it is found to be true.

Vibhuti Narain Rai, the Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi
International Hindi University, had reportedly made some
remarks against women Hindi writers in an interview to a Hindi

Reacting to the reported remarks, Sibal said, "If it is
true then it represents an affront to womanhood."

"Such disparaging remarks about women writers in general
represent a mindset which is inconsistent with the dignity of
the office he occupies," the HRD Minister said.

"Upon investigation, if we find the report to be true
we will certainly take action," he said.


First Published: Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 22:09
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