Tamil Nadu government promises stringent action in assistant professor's case

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The Aruppukkottai town police registered a case under IPC Sections 370 (buying or disposing of any persons as slaves) and 511 (attempting to commit an offence punishable by imprisonment for life or another imprisonment). The Assistant Professor Nirmala Devi has been taken into custody by the police. The final-year students had accused Ms. Devi of promising them good marks in their semester examination, academic progress and also money in return for undertaking some "urgent assignment" assigned to her by "the higher officials of the MKU". The students were advised not to inform anyone, but the teacher said they were free to inform their parents if they wished.

The college, which was informed about the matter almost a month ago by the students, approached the police yesterday only after an audio clip of the teacher's conversation with students was widely shared on social media.

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In the audio clip, Devi is heard talking to a student about an "opportunity" and about things students have to do "secretly" for a senior university official. "This is mostly not about meeting your soul mate; it's mostly about social courage and challenging yourself to be a little countercultural, to do something you know you want to do", she told the paper. "The higher official I am referring to is not the governor, the old man, but someone of that stature", she said.

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, the chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University to which the college is affiliated, set up a committee to look into what he described as reports about "immoral happenings" in a college. "If you tell, we can plan accordingly. we can open an account and deposit the money that comes in".

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Whether they're studying biology, art, linguistics, or history, college students get a lot of information in a short amount of time. "They have been troubling me for a long time", she says. When they were not game for it, she asked them not to reveal about the conversation to anybody. During the conversation, Devi says she has access to the Governor and adds that "he is not a grandfather anyway".

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