After these demands, the anger of the students calmed down.
The administration has assured that the demands of the students will be met, only after which the students have called off the strike. The demand of the students is that the Inquiry Officer will give every latest update of the case to a committee of 10 member students. The warden of the hostel where the incident took place will be suspended, the girls’ hostel will be inspected, the university has also assured that they will give new mobile phones in lieu of the mobile phones of the students broken during the protest. Girls hostel washroom doors will be replaced.
The strike ended at 1.30 on Sunday night
The dharna at Chandigarh University ended at 1.30 am on Sunday night and Monday after assurances from the authorities concerned. The university will remain closed till September 24. Mohali Deputy Commissioner Amit Talwar has ordered a magisterial inquiry and a special investigation team was also constituted in the case. The agitation started at around 2.30 am on Sunday after several girls were accused of leaking objectionable videos. Later, the police and the university clarified that only a video by the student, who is the prime accused in the case, was sent to a person in Shimla.
3 people arrested
So far three people have been arrested in the Chandigarh University video dispute case. In which there is one student of the university and two men. The third accused has been arrested in the case on Sunday night, he is also a 31-year-old man from Shimla. Apart from this, a 22-year-old university student and her 23-year-old friend have been arrested.
What did the initial inputs reveal?
Initial inputs revealed that the video of 60 girl students was purportedly shared by the accused with his friend in Himachal Pradesh. Later, the police and the university clarified that the accused had only shared his video with his friend.
Did the girls really attempt suicide?
There were also rumors that the girl students were reported to have committed suicide. However, the university has said that it has not witnessed any such incident. Amidst the protests, some girls fell unconscious and were taken to the local civil hospital, from where they were discharged after a few hours.
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