Varanasi: After the incidence of eve-teasing in the campus premises, Banaras Hindu University announced to launch a 24 hours helpline service for the girl students soon to instill the confidence among the girl students.

Apart from the helpline service, a women complaint cell would also be formed to ensure fast disposal of cases.

During the Republic Day function, Vice-chancellor Lalji Singh made the announcements and warned the university staff and students that nobody would be spared if they commit any kind of misconduct in the premises.

VC also warned the hostellers saying, “Strict action would be taken against unauthorized persons staying in the university hostels. Hostellers sheltering such people would also face action”.


“Girls studying in the library till late hours would get facility of transportation to their hostels or residences,” Singh said.

It is to be noted that some girl students made complains of teasing on the hostel road near Birla hostel and protested against the VC in this regard.

(Agencies)

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