Class X girl in Kasargode humiliated for wearing headscarf

A class 10th girl (name protected upon request of father) in Kasargode accused the invigilator of an exam of humiliating her by asking her twice if she was hiding chits under her headscarf, and claimed that he monitored her closely during the exam, making her uncomfortable. She is also an epileptic patient. The invigilator denied any such wrongdoing and claimed he had given a general warning to the class. The father had filed a case with the Ministry of Education.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident School
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Unknown
Location of incident School Was cross FIR filed 0 :NA
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR


Investigating agency NA Victim's lawyer NA
Role of police Need confirmation :NA Current status Not known
Charges Filed Other details NA
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Main Information
Date of incident: March 30, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Clothing and appearance
  • Name of the victim : Not available
    Name of Perpetrator Not available
    State Kerala
    District/City Kasargode
    Party In Power / Incidents CPI (M) - Communist Party of India (Marxist)
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