KUTA for safety of female teachers, students
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Jan 7: Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA), apex organization of teachers in the Valley has condemned acid attack on a female teacher here last week.
In a statement a spokesman of KUTA said it held an emergency meeting to express shock and anguish over the heart rendering incident of acid attack on the female teacher.
President, KUTA, Professor Mohi-ud-Din Sangmi said, “we demand stern action against the culprits. We empathize with the victim and her family.”
“We as a society have to wake up to the incident as it is shameful and immoral act and have to ensure dignity and safety from all possible threats that confront today’s woman in Kashmir so as to make our female folk secure,” Professor Sangmi added.
The Association called for strong legal measures ensuring safety of women in the state. Professor Sangmi hailed the efforts of some good Samaritans’ for providing medical help to the victim and bearing all the expenses incurred on the treatment.
Meanwhile, the association expressed serious concern over the growing social evils and moral degradation in the society and urged upon the people and teachers to help in checking the menace. The Association urged the law and order authorities to ensure safety of all female teachers and students.
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