Casteist remark slur: Odisha’s SCB nursing students file FIR against principal

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, May 11:

The nursing students of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Odisha’s Cuttack today filed an FIR against Principal Kajal Rani Sinha for allegedly manhandling and making casteist remarks against a student.

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The FIR was filed in Mangalabag police station under section 341, 331, 354, 294 of IPC and SC/ST Act.

The students further continued their cease work agitation in front of the office of the Superintendent of the college.

“Yesterday, we took out a rally and met the superintendent seeking action against the principal. However, instead of initiating action, he advised us to keep the issue under the carpet. Left with no choice, today we filed an FIR against her,” said an agitating nursing student.

It may be noted here that the students yesterday alleged that the principal misbehaved with a nursing students and made casteist remark against her. In protest against the discriminatory behaviour by the head of the institution, the students called for a cease work agitation and had staged a rally yesterday.

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