New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma will meet Jadavpur University’s vice chancellor on Friday to discuss the matter involving a professor who allegedly wrote a “misogynistic” social media post. Also Read - Neither Badminton Nor Tennis, Amol Gupte Reveals What Trolled Saina Poster Really Stands For
The professor had written a post on Facebook on virginity of women which he deleted later. Also Read - Twitter Starts Rolling Out Spaces on Android in India, Know All About The Audio Chat Tool
In the post, the professor rhetorically asked whether his readers “would be willing to buy a cold drink or a packet of biscuits, if its seal was broken?” Strongly objecting his comments, Sharma Thursday wrote to Jadavpur University VC Suranjan Das and said the NCW is seriously concerned over the matter. Also Read - Mumbai: Tuition Teacher Among 3 Arrested For Shooting, Sharing Obscene Videos on Pretext of YouTube Pranks
She said that she will meet Das during her upcoming visit to Kolkata on Friday.
The NCW also took suo motu cognisance of the professor’s “shocking, misogynistic” lessons. It asked the West Bengal DGP to probe the matter and take appropriate action in the case and apprise the commission of it.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.