Where the All Papum Pare District Students’ Union (APPDSU) president Nabam Tado has asked the victims of the recent case of forceful undressing of 88 girls students as punishment in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Videyalaya to file an FIR against the accused teachers, on the same time the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to Arunachal Pradesh Government and Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry in light of the same.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a report that 88 girls were forced to undress as a punishment given by three teachers of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Videyalaya at Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh.
The Commission asked to Chief Secretary of Arunachal Pradesh Government, calling for a detailed report in the matter along with action taken against the guilty teachers and steps taken for counselling of the victim students.
On other hand the All Papum Pare District Students’ Union (APPDSU) appeal the Investigating Officer (IO) of Women Police PS, Itanagar to record the statement of 88 victim students of Class VI and VII of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Tani Hapa, Papum Pare district at school itself without summoning the students and their parents at Itanagar, so that victim students and their parents are not harassed unnecessarily while seeking justice.
Talking to Arunachal24 APPDSU President Nabam Tado said that , the Victim students and their respective parents should lodge F.I.R against the accused teachers otherwise case might become weak wherein All Sagalee Students’ Union (ASSU) has lodged F.I.R at Sagalee, Police Station.
APPDSU further demanded the State Government to constitute district wise Vigilance Committee to monitor government, private and NGO run residential schools so that any such untoward incidents and happening are not repeat in near future.