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IIM Indore professor accused of sexually harassing his colleague

Press Trust of India
Feb 22, 2013 at 10:24pm IST

Indore: A professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Indore has been accused by a woman colleague of sexual harassment, and a complaint has also been filed in this regard.

The woman professor lodged the complaint with institute director N Ravichandran against an associate professor of marketing department on February 20, a spokesman for the institute said.

The complaint was forwarded to the Gender Sensitivity Committee headed by external member Reba Majumdar, the spokesman said, adding the committee held two meetings on the issue since Thursday and recorded the statements of the accused and the victim.

IIM professor accused of sexually harassing colleague

A committee is probing the issue and has held two meetings since Thursday, recording the statements of the professors.

"No action has so far been taken against the accused associate professor as the director is waiting for the committee's final report," the spokesman said. The matter was not referred to the police either, he said.

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