Sexual Harassment Charges Against IIT, Bhubaneswar Professor

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Bhubaneswar:  In a shocking incident, a doctorate student has leveled sexual harassment charges against a senior professor of IIT, Bhubaneswar. Besides, the girl has alleged that the professor has been mentally torturing her husband who is also a PhD student in the same institute.

The girl, through her legal counsel has already sent a notice to the Director of IIT in this connection. She too has drawn the attention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi  seeking immediate intervention in the matter.

Meanwhile, Deputy Secretary of the Skill Development and Technical Education Department PK Sarangi has asked the Director, IIT to submit a report at the earliest in this connection.

The girl alleged that she has been a victim of sexual harassment since 2012 and had earlier approached the IIT authority. Unsatisfied with the report of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), she has now taken the legal step to get justice.

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