New Delhi [India], Jan 15 (ANI): The National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo motu cognisance of the objectionable statements made by a professor of Jadavpur University in West Bengal’s Kolkata. Also Read - Mamata to Contest From Nandigram, Releases List of 291 Candidates; 50 Women, 42 Muslims in TMC List

As per reports, the professor in his Facebook post had compared a woman’s virginity to a sealed bottle or packet. Also Read - Neither Badminton Nor Tennis, Amol Gupte Reveals What Trolled Saina Poster Really Stands For

The NCW team, led by Rekha Sharma, will meet the Vice Chancellor, Jadavpur University to discuss the matter during their scheduled visit to West Bengal this week. Also Read - Twitter Starts Rolling Out Spaces on Android in India, Know All About The Audio Chat Tool

The Commission has also written to DGP, West Bengal, directing him to investigate the matter and take appropriate action as per the relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.