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Hansika Mistry

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Asked on 16 January, 2019

Who is Kanak Sarkar?

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Kanak Sarkar is a professor of international relations at Kolkata's Jadavpur University.

Ridhi Rathore

Ridhi Rathore

Asked on 16 January, 2019

What did Kanak Sarkar write on Facebook?

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Kanak Sarkar commented on girls and said their virginity was like a sealed bottle. He wrote, "Many boys remain a fool. They are not aware of a virgin girl as a wife."

Chirag Singh

Chirag Singh

Asked on 16 January, 2019

Did Kanak Sarkar apologize for his remarks?

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Kanak Sarkar deleted the post but remained defiant. He said his Facebook was a part of his freedom of speech.

Trishla Jindal

Trishla Jindal

Asked on 16 January, 2019

What did the JU's Vice Chancellor say?

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Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das said the incident was unfortunate and wasn't desired of a professor. Sarkar was removed from his position on Wednesday.

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