The Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday released a report on the sexual harassment incident on March 28. It took a spot at IPCW and sent interim advice to the institution, Delhi Police and DU.
The report found different reversals on the part of the college. The police, and the university in executing an inquiry into the incident during the cultural festival ‘Shruti’ at IPCW.
Even as the police halted seven men who allegedly climbed the walls of IPCW. They harassed girls at the fest, and several student bodies opposed the college principal and urged her resignation.
The Delhi Commission for Women, in its statement, urged that DU and the police plan a coordinated method. Ensuring proper security before any fest set up in colleges. Currently lack of coordination between the two authorities on the issue.
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In a statement, the commission said that before arriving at its proposals. It embarked on an inquiry into the issue, gathered officials, and conversed with the survivors of the happening.
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In our relations with the survivors, the Commission memorized that four persons got injured. A girl even upheld a rupture due to this harrowing incident. Also, in the past, similar offenses have arisen in other colleges. In DU comprising Miranda House and Gargi College,” it added.
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The DCW has invited the police to assemble CCTV footage of the incident to specify and charge all perpetrators. It also found that IPCW had not strived for police approval for organizing the event. Despite a DU advisory precisely asking colleges to do so.
It added that the college had noted to the police striving for the protection of 8,000 plus people. On their beliefs but did not seek approval for the event.
The Delhi Police told the Commission that IP College grounds cannot adjust more than 2,000 persons. The college didn’t instruct this before arranging the event, to which they had invited thousands of people.
The commission said it had found t hat objections of sexual harassment were relaid to IPCW’s complaints committee. It also remarked that the existing policies of the DU were harshly lacking in many cases.