Icon Commerce College professor posts objectionable remarks on Pulwama terror attack, suspended
Papri Banerjee, Assistant Professor of English at Icon Commerce College, Guwahati has been suspended from college with immediate effect for posting objectionable remarks on Facebook regarding the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir.
The Assam police have also taken cognizance of a tweet that reported the objectionable post by the professor.
Banerjee, on February 15, had posted that while the killing of the CRPF jawans was a coward act that broke the hearts of all Indians, she further alleged that the army-men in Kashmir rape women, maim their children and slaughter their husbands.
"The terrorism maybe Islamic but Karma is a very Indic concept," she wrote.
Thank you for bringing this to our notice. This is being looked into and appropriate action will be initiated. https://t.co/g0Iqo9k52U— Assam Police (@assampolice) February 15, 2019
The Facebook post has been criticized and shared widely on social media platforms.
- Icon Commerce College
- Gauhati University
- Pulwama Terror Attack
- Jammu & Kashmir
- Assam Police
- Guwahati News
- Guwahati City Police
Screenshot of the suspension notice (L) and Facebook post (R)