In Gujarat hostel, girls asked to remove their underwear to check if they were menstruating

In Gujarat hostel, girls asked to remove their underwear to check if they were menstruating

In a girl’s hostel in Gujarat’s Kutch, more than 60 girls were asked to remove their undergarments to check they were not menstruating after complaints that menstruating girls entered temple and kitchen in the hostel, run by Swaminarayan sect which prohibits menstruating women from visiting temple or cooking food in the kitchen. The incident has sparked a major controversy with the State Women’s Commission ordering an inquiry, besides a team formed by the Kutch University to probe it since the hostel is affiliated with the University.

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