The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to a professor after he allegedly made references to Hindu gods in a slide about instances of rape in mythology16
The University directed Associate Professor, Dr. Jitendra Kumar to submit his reply on the matter within 24 hours Stating that the contents of the slide hurt religious sentiments,.
“The Aligarh Muslim University and the Faculty of Medicine strongly condemned the content of a slide on the mythical reference of rape and issued a show cause notice to Dr. Jitendra Kumar for hurting the religious sentiments of the students, staff, and citizens,” a statement issued by the university said
The University has also set up a two-member enquiry committee to probe the matter and recommend steps to ensure that the incident is not repeated in the future.
It added that Dr. Jitendra Kumar has tendered an unconditional apology for his oversight.
The slide in question sparked a massive row after it was shared on social media.