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Indian college students can’t lock their doors in case it leads to lesbian sex

Indian college students can’t lock their doors in case it leads to lesbian sex

Striking students at the Upsansa School of Nursing in Kerala

Students at an Indian university have gone on strike saying their school has been placing ridiculous rules on them.

Some of the bizarre rules include not allowing girls to lock their doors to prevent gay sex.

Since Friday, the striking students from the Upasana College of Nursing in Kerala’s Kollam district are mainly female and are protesting the rules imposed by the college.

‘Girls in the (student) hostel have been instructed not to lock their doors, even while changing clothes,’ fourth-year student Veena V S told The News Minute.

‘The principal says we are closing rooms to secretly use mobile phones or because we are homosexuals.

‘We have been told to just keep a chair near the door, but we can’t close it.’

School belongs to powerful billionaire

Billionaire businessman Ravi Pillai owns the Upasana Charitable Society which runs the nursing school.

The alleged harassment of students by college management – especially of lower caste students – has been happening for months.

But it was the rule preventing girls form locking their doors that drove students to protest.

They are calling for the resignation of the principal whom they accuse of targeting lower-caste students, privacy invasion and imposing heavy fines on students.

The students are demanding the resignation of the college’s principal MP Jessykutty who they allege uses castiest slurs, interferes into their privacy, and unnecessarily fines students.

‘She talks very rudely to us,’ one student told Times Now.

‘We can’t even hold our hands with our friends and walk because she is saying we are homosexual.’

Jessykutty is also accused of taking the students’ diaries to read sections of them out loud in front of their classmates.

‘Use of mobile of phones is banned in the campus and the students are allowed to use a common phone for a few minutes during alternate days or once a week,’ one student said.

Students who supported the strike were allegedly asked to leave the student hostel. Talks between students representatives and college management collapsed.

The school has been shut down for a week, but students are not hopeful they will be successful because of Pillai’s political influence.

“But we doubt our strike will ever get that much attention, considering who it belongs to,” a student said.