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Pinjra Tod stages protest demanding colleges remove curfews for women students

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tod, a students' collective, staged a protest Wednesday asking all the colleges of University to have no curfews for women students.

Members of the group marched through all colleges of to give a strong message to the administration that "we are not going to stop until our demands are met", they said.

"We entered Stephens, Hindu, Ramjas, DRC, Miranda and Khalsa. The Miranda House principal was pressured to come out and speak to the students who had stormed through the front gate," they claimed.

They said Jolly agreed to put out a notice in the saying wardens are not allowed to call up parents without a student's consent, they will not make sexist comments and there will be no on delivery.

According to the notice, clean drinking water and good will also be ensured, they added.

"The principal also said she is too 'liberal' to not agree to our demands and that she will address our removal of demand by October 30," they claimed.

Taking forward what happened in Miranda House, Tod is giving a deadline to the University authorities to remove the by October 30 or face indefinite protest and defial of curfew in all DU hostels, they said.

The students' collective had staged an all-night protest Monday demanding curfew-less nights for women students.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 00:55 IST