Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) BHU in Varanasi, India, held a protest on Wednesday, demanding the arrest of the accused in a molestation case.
The protest came after a female student of the institute alleged that she was molested by three men on the campus on November 1.
The student said that she was walking with a male friend when the three men approached them and started harassing her. They allegedly forced her to kiss them and removed her clothes.
The student’s friend managed to escape and call for help. The men fled the scene before security could arrive.
The student filed a police complaint, but the accused have not been arrested.
IIT BHU Students Protest on 8 November,2023
The students are angry that the police have not made any arrests in the case. They say that the accused are still roaming free and could attack again.
The students have demanded that the police take immediate action to arrest the accused and that the institute take steps to improve security on campus.
The institute has said that it is taking the matter seriously and is investigating the incident.
The protest is the latest in a series of protests against sexual harassment and violence in India. In recent years, there have been a number of high-profile cases of sexual assault, which have sparked nationwide outrage.
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The protests have put pressure on the government to take action to address the problem. The government has introduced a number of measures, including tougher laws and more support for victims.
However, activists say that more needs to be done to prevent sexual harassment and violence. They say that the government needs to do more to change attitudes towards women and to educate men about gender equality.
The protests at IIT BHU are a sign that students are no longer willing to tolerate sexual harassment and violence. They are demanding that the government and institutions take action to protect women and girls.
Additional Details about the Protest:
- The protest was organized by the All India Students’ Association (AISA).
- The students marched from the main gate of the institute to the police station.
- They submitted a memorandum to the police superintendent demanding the arrest of the accused.
- The students also threatened to continue the protest if their demands were not met.
The protest has received widespread support on social media.
Many people have expressed their outrage at the molestation case and their support for the students’ demands.
The protest is a reminder that sexual harassment and violence are still a serious problem in India. It is also a reminder that students are taking a stand against this issue and demanding change.