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Varsity students demand action against Professor

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 23:46

Tirunelveli (TN): Students of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University here continued their sit-in protest for the third day on Sunday demanding action against a professor who allegedly sexually harassed girl students.

University Registrar Manickam said they had received complaints about the Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry A.Chellamani, and had sought an explanation.

Action would be taken against the professor after receiving his reply, he added.

Police said they were holding talks with the students,who were demanding dismissal of the professor,besides filing a criminal case against him.
Talks were being held with State Higher Education Minister P Palaniappan and Tirunelveli corporation Mayor Vijila Satyanandam also.

Police said as there was no Vice-Chancellor for University, higher officials had been informed about the dharna.

First Published: Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 23:46

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