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Assistant professor dismissed for verbally abusing girl students

Coimbatore: An afternoon after Sree Narayana Guru College at KG Chavadi on the outskirts of the city sacked an assistant professor for mentally harassing lady students, students boycotted their classes and staged a protest on the faculty campus on Wednesday, saying the inquiry wasn’t executed in a transparent means and they don’t have any evidence that the management has terminated the faculty member in query.
“On Saturday, the assistant professor had known as the scholars to speak about their mini mission. When they went to his room, he verbally abused them,” mentioned a student, who participated in the protest.

Pointing out that a information would be appointed to assist the scholars doing mini initiatives, the coed mentioned, M Manikanadan, assistant professor, biotechnology department, was once one such information.

“It’s not the primary instance of him behaving in the sort of way with the lady students. He had mentally burdened senior students as well, however up to now no proceedings were lodged in opposition to him,” mentioned some other student. “We didn’t want such incidents to occur anymore throughout the campus. So, we brought it to the management’s consideration. However, they asked to drop the issue because it was once not a big topic.”

The student mentioned they took out the protest to sentence the management’s bid to silence the issue. “We want the management to behavior a transparent inquiry and show us evidence that the professor has been terminated.”

When contacted, faculty principal M Ilangovan mentioned they'd carried out an inquiry soon when they gained the grievance from the scholars and terminated the assistant professor in query from the varsity.

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