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Kolkata Professor Pressured To Give up Allegedly Over Swimsuit Pic On Instagram

St Xavier’s College compelled a professor to stop allegedly over an Instagram publish (Representational)

New Delhi/Kolkata:

A professor of St Xavier’s College in Kolkata was compelled to stop after the daddy of an undergraduate pupil complained to the college that the professor wore a swimsuit in an Instagram publish, which he mentioned “appalled” him on discovering his son wanting on the photograph. Reviews say the college has requested the professor to pay Rs 99 crore for damaging their status.

The matter has generated intense debate on social media about invasion of the professor’s privateness, whose Instagram profile was non-public, and punishing her as an alternative of questioning alleged hacking of her account and the way a girl’s non-public photograph from a locked profile ended up on the palms of the undergraduate. The professor has alleged both the account was hacked or somebody with profile entry took a screenshot of the photograph and circulated it, which might come below sexual harassment. 

Within the letter, the coed’s father mentioned, “Not too long ago, I used to be appalled to seek out my son some photos of professor…the place she has posed in a sexually express manner inflicting deliberate public publicity.”

“To have a look at a trainer wearing her undergarments importing photos on social media is completely shameful for me as a guardian, since I’ve tried to defend my son from this sort of gross indecency and objectification of the feminine physique…It’s obscene, vulgar and improper for a 18-year-old pupil to see his professor wearing scanty garments exhibiting her physique on a public platform,” the coed’s father wrote within the grievance to St Xavier’s College.

The professor has determined to file a petition with the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom towards her sacking by the college, The Indian Specific reported. She mentioned a “kangaroo courtroom” was held, the place she was “intimidated, bullied and taunted with sexually colored remarks” and “objectionable insinuations” with none provocation or justification, The Indian Specific report mentioned.

“I used to be instructed {that a} guardian of an undergraduate pupil had discovered that his son was my pictures from my private Instagram account which he discovered objectionable and bordering on nudity. There have been two photos of me in a blue swimsuit taken in my room, which I had posted as an Instagram story final yr, a number of months earlier than becoming a member of the college. There was no manner these images may very well be nonetheless accessible since an Instagram story, by default, is stay for less than 24 hours. Furthermore, my Instagram profile is ‘non-public’ and never ‘public’…These two photos couldn’t have been considered by the coed weeks later,” the professor mentioned in her police grievance, in line with The Indian Specific.

“It’s a thriller to me how the college accessed these photos. I felt so distressed and humiliated at that second that I could not bear to look at the remainder of the images. I used to be in a gathering the place my non-public photos have been being circulated amongst folks unknown to me, with out my consent. The one manner through which such Instagram tales might be accessed by different events is by hacking or if somebody took screenshots of the images after they had been posted and subsequently circulated them,” she mentioned within the grievance.



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