In a shocking revelation, a professor of the Assam University, Silchar has been accused of sexually harassing a student inside the varsity campus.
The professor identified as Dr Sudipto Sarkar has been accused of sexually harassing an M. Tech final year student of the Department of Agriculture for the last six months. Sarkar is the Head of the Department of School of Technology.
As per media reports, the victim had filed a complaint letter to the Vice-Chancellor of the varsity on July 15 last. A copy of the letter was forwarded to the President Ram Nath Kovind and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
“I have written to the Vice-Chancellor of the varsity along with the President and Chief Minister. I have not yet received any response from anybody,” the victim told a local news channel.
In the meantime, the Assam University Students’ Union is up in arms against the authorities for its “lackadaisical attitude”. The students’ union has given a deadline till Friday 12 noon to the authorities to initiate action against the accused professor.
The student Union body have also alleged that even after lodging a complaint, authorities have not taken any action against the accused professor.