The Constitution is not a charter of servitude

BJP MLA Banwari Lal Singhal

Vidyut
Vidyut
January 6, 2013January 19, 2013

Banwari Lal Singhal, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Alwar city constituency wrote a letter to the chief secretary asking for skirts to be banned in school uniforms.

From the letter:

“Girls either walk to school or wait for school buses at various points in Alwar. That is when they face lewd comments from mischievous elements,”

“It should be prohibited keeping in view the rise of social crimes against women. The school should have pant-shirts or salwar suits as uniforms for girl students,”

With legislators like this, is it any wonder that crimes against women continue to rise?

Vidyut
  • Vidyut has a keen interest in mass psychology and using it as a lens to understand contemporary politics, social inequality and other dynamics of power within the country. She is also into Linux and internet applications and servers and has sees technology as an important area India lacks security in.

One Comment

  • KK

    You did not say why not. Even in other countries many schools prefer “skorts” (divided skirts”) for girl students. Why not ?

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