Punjab & Haryana HC upholds constitution of ICC to examine sexual harassment allegations against Punjab University VC

Meera Emmanuel October 17 2019
Punjab University

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea challenging the manner in which an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) was constituted to probe sexual harassment allegations against the Vice-Chancellor of the Punjab University.

Rejecting apprehensions that the Chancellor of the Punjab University had not applied his mind in appointing the ICC as per the mandate under the 2013 Sexual Harassment Act, Justice Arun Monga ruled,

"...that the Internal Complaint Committee has been actually constituted . . .

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