BHU sets up inquiry committee headed by retired High Court judge

26 September, New Delhi


Banaras Hindu University Vice-Chancellor, GC Tripathi today said an inquiry committee headed by a retired Allahabad High Court judge VK Dixit has been set up to probe the violence in the campus.

Talking to media in New Delhi,  Tripathi said, action will be taken on the basis of recommendations of the committee.

Meanwhile, Varanasi Commissioner Nitin Ramesh Gokaran has submitted his report to the government this evening about the BHU incidents.

Our correspondent says the report has held BHU authorities responsible for not handling the situation with sensitivity and not taking proper action on the complaint of eve teasing lodged by a girl student.

National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to UP government and the Vice-Chancellor over reported inaction of the University on a complaint of eve-teasing and police action against agitating students.

It has sought detailed reports from UP Chief Secretary, DGPand the BHU VC within four weeks.

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