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Eve-teasing forces UP villagers to pull out girls from schools

The village panchayat of Selpura village in Haldpur area yesterday decided not to send around 200 girls of Selpura and Bamnauli villages to schools due to incidents of eve-teasing on the way.

india Updated: Aug 31, 2009 14:56 IST

Worried over increasing incidents of eve-teasing, a local panchayat here has decided not to send their girls to schools.

The village panchayat of Selpura village in Haldpur area on Sunday decided not to send around 200 girls of Selpura and Bamnauli villages to schools due to incidents of eve-teasing on the way.

The panchayat also alleged police inaction on the cases.

In the latest incident of eve-teasing in the area, a VIIth class girl was dragged by a youth to a field nearby while she was on her way to school from Selpura to Paijainia village on Saturday.

Police later arrested the youth.