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Delhi University students to hold rally demanding curfew-less nights for women

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 10 Oct 2018, 09:12:49 AM
Delhi University students to hold rally demanding curfew-less nights for women

Delhi University students to hold rally demanding curfew-less nights for women

New Delhi:

A Delhi University students’ collective will hold a protest rally to press for its demands, the major of which is curfew-less nights for women into hostels, on Wednesday at the Arts Faculty.

The collective called ‘Pinjra Tod’ held an all-night protest on Monday and also blocked the Mall Road as talks with the proctor and deputy proctor failed to yield results.

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One of the other major demands of the collective is that the hostels be made disabled-friendly and setting up an internal complaint committee against sexual harassment in all colleges and institutions.

Last week, the organisation had submitted a charter of demands to the Vice-Chancellor of the university demanding removal of curfew timings and allowing 24-hour entry into women’s hostels, abolishing the concept of local guardians for students and keeping a provision for an emergency local contact.

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First Published : 10 Oct 2018, 09:12:40 AM