25 September 2017
New Delhi: When the whole country is celebrating the nine sacred days (Navratri) dedicated to Goddess Durga, a derogatory Facebook post by an assistant professor of Delhi University against the Goddess has sparked controversy.
Kedar Kumar Mandal, an assistant professor of Hindi at Dyal Singh College posted a statement on his Facebook wall stating, “Durga is the very much sexy prostitute in the Indian mythology" on September 22nd.
According to reports, the Hindi professor is already in soup as a FIR has been lodged against him by the members of National Democratic Teachers Front at the Lodhi Road PS on September 23.
Moreover, student organisations like Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and National Students' Union of India (NSUI) demanded his immediate suspension from the DU administration.