“Shameless”: Bengal BJP President Maligns ‘Molested’ JU Students

This is not the first time that Ghosh has spewed venom against the Jadavpur students.

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West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday stirred controversy, as he called a section of female Jadavpur University students “shameless” for bringing molestation charges against ABVP activists.

Claiming the molestation allegations were “false”, Ghosh wondered why the female students were present when clashes broke out between Left-leaning students and activists of RSS student-wing ABVP after the campus screening of Vivek Agnihotri’s film Buddha in A Traffic Jam on 6 May.

Those who fear so much for their modesty, why did they go there? This is shamelessness. Making such allegations (of molestation) is very cheap. These girls don’t deserve to be supported. They intentionally threw themselves on others and are now blaming others. ABVP is a students’ organisation and has all the right to reach out to the students. If they (left students) believe in freedom of speech, then others also have that right. Why would they question the entry of BJP or ABVP activists in the university. I feel very bad that being students of a university, they are bringing such indecent allegations. This is very shameful.
Dilip Ghosh, West Bengal BJP president

After the clashes, the university filed a police complaint against the ABVP activists for allegedly molesting female students.

This is not the first time that Ghosh has spewed venom against the Jadavpur students.

In March, he had threatened to “chop by six inches from top anyone who raised slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’”. He had also suggested that the varsity students be “thrashed with shoes”.

Ghosh’s remarks on Saturday were strongly condemned by a varsity students and women activists.

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