Sambalpur: Girl students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Burla were asked by the authorities not to talk to boys. University authorities put up a notice regarding this.
According to newspaper reports, the notice was served by warden of the hostels. Rohini Hall of Residency, one of the five girl’s hostels in the university campus served such a notice on 1st December.
The notice reads,
As directed by the honourable vice-chancellor, the boarders of the Rohini Hall of Residence are directed not to talk with boys students on the roadside. Failing which, action as deemed proper shall be taken against them.
University authorities advocates the initiative as a step taken for the security of the girl students. However this notice has evoked dissatisfaction among the boarders.