UP Muslim girl harrassed for not wearing BJP cap

A 22-year-old Muslim girl from Meerut was allegedly harassed by inebriated classmates for refusing to put on a BJP cap during their college trip to Agra. Narrating the incident, the survivor tweeted: "Yesterday (April 2), I went for a college trip to Agra ...I was the only single Muslim student out of the 55 students. We 4 four faculty members out of which 2 were male members ...the students got drunk that they started doing shitty things and they made me their target. They allegedly bought the BJP Cap forced her to wear the one when she refused they started misbehaving and touching indecently the victim. After the complaint, she was suspended from college Khanam says that the suspension is completely unwarranted and is a bid to intimidate her into taking back her complaint. "They want me to go to college to make the statement, but I fear for my safety. I haven't gone to college since the incident. Everyone is against me, the students, the teachers, and the entire administration. There are people from right-wing groups demonstrating against me. How can I go to college," she asks. "They are using this as an excuse to take action against me. But I will not back down. I am now filing a complaint with the SSP," she said.

Other Informations
Source of information News Report Place of incident Highway
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Highway Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Internal Grievance Committee of Dewan Law College, Meerut Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: April 02, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Institutional discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Umman Khan
    Name of Perpetrator 2 Fellow students
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Agra
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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