Humiliating treatment of women that is likely to affect their health and promise of preferential or detrimental treatment can now amount to sexual harassment under amended service rules for government employees.
Amid continued boycott of classes by agitating students, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti on Tuesday said normalcy will soon return to the campus, rocked by frequent protests over alleged sexual harassment of a girl student.
West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said that there was no question of removing Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarty unless he himself so desired and made a fresh appeal to the agitating students to return to their classes.
Students of Presidency University on Friday took out a rally in the city to express solidarity with their counterparts in Jadavpur University who were allegedly beaten up by the police, and demanded an impartial probe into the incident.
A stalemate prevailed on Thursday in Jadavpur University as the students hardened their stand against the vice-chancellor vowing not to attend classes till he resigns, a day after 35 students were arrested for gheraoing him.