Warden Forced To Strip Around 70 Girls To Check If They Are Menstruating

In Muzaffarnagar, a city located in UP where after Spots of blood stains detected in bathroom, a warden went to fury from the students that she made some 70 girls to strip to check who was menstruating. The girls were also forcefully made to sit in the classroom naked. According to the sources the warden made wrong attempt and said to the girls if they will disobey her they will be punished hard and warden also humiliated the girls.

"There was no teacher around. We were called downstairs (from the hostel). Madam made us to take off our clothes saying she will beat us if we did not. We are kids, what could we do? She would have beaten us had we not obeyed her," one of the student said.

According to a complaint filed in the nearby police station by the parents of the students of Kasturba Gandhi Residential School, the girls were not just humiliated by the warden, she allegedly threatened worse if they disobeyed her, district education officer Chandrakesh Yadav has said.

The state government has ordered an investigation and the police is probing.

The parents want the state government to punish the warden, who, they allege, "often hits the girls and blackmails them".

A five-member team has been formed. They are investigating the case and the warden will be removed soon. There is zero tolerance towards such acts,  says one of the official.

The warden has denied the allegation. "No one asked them to remove clothes. This is a conspiracy by the staff because they do not want me to stay here. I am strict, that is why they hate me," she said.

As many as 35 students have left the facility and aren't ready to say a anything,  On the other hand Many of them have come forward with similar allegations, Mr Yadav said.

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