Sagar: Girls residing in the Rani Lakshmibai hostel of Dr Hari Singh Gour University have complained that they were allegedly stripped and searched after a used sanitary pad was found in the premises of the hostel.
The search was conducted by the warden and her assistant of the hostel. In their complaint to the Vice Chancellor, the students have said that they were asked to congregate at a place and then they were asked to strip one by one. More than fifty students were made to take off their clothes. They were also allegedly asked to remove their undergarments.
The students are reportedly feeling very humiliated, as per Zee Media. They are also said to be in fear. They met the VC one day after the incident and demanded action to be taken on the warden and her associate. The VC is said to have visited the hostel, talked to the students and inquired about the matter.
VC RP Tiwari has said that whoever will be found guilty will be punished. However, the students have refused to talk to the media.
Dr Hari Singh Gour University was formerly known as Sagar University. It is a Central University in Madhya Pradesh and was founded in 1946. Its name was changed to that of Hari Singh Gour after the university's founder by the state government. It is said to be the oldest university in MP.