Indian university students made to strip over sanitary pad

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DELHI: Female students in an Indian university were asked to strip for dumping a used sanitary pad in the hostel washroom, a media report said.

Four employees, including hostel wardens, of the Akal University in Bathinda in Indian Punjab were terminated after the students held a protest at the campus, NDTV reported.

According to the report, the hostel warden asked the girls to strip “to check who among them had dumped a used sanitary pad in the hostel washroom.”.

The university administration terminated two security guards and two hostel wardens.

Students gathered at the university campus on Tuesday and held a protest, demanding action against all those involved.

Last year, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had ordered transfer of two teachers at a government school in Fazilka district for stripping school girls in a similar incident.

A video clip showed some girls crying and complaining that teachers stripped them in the school in Kundal village.