Majuli : Former Head of the History Department and Former professor of Dibrugarh University Dr. Dambarudhar Narh is going to take on the charge as the Vice Chancellor of the newly opened Majuli University of Culture. It may be noted that the a two year old case of sexual harassment case has come back to haunt Dr. Dambarudhar Nath when he was teaching in Dibrugarh University.
Alleging that Nath sexually harassed her in 2016, while she was a student of history at Dibrugarh University, the victim lodged a case against him at Sonari Police Station in Charaideo district this week.
“A case under section 354A of IPC on charge of physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures or a demand or request for sexual facours has been lodged against Nath. Investigations are underway,” said Dipanta Phukan, in –charge of Sonari Police station.
According to the victim, the sexual harassment started in October, 2016, two months after she joined Dibrugarh University to pursue her masters.
He used to call me several times during the day at odd hours saying he will give me good marks and I will l be able to complete M.Phil and PhD. From the university if I spent time with him in his cabin. This continued for nearly three weeks,” she said.
“Unable to bear it any longer, I abused him verbally. He responded by saying that he wanted to make love to me and even touched me inappropriately,” the victim added.