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Sunday Nov 10 2019

After harassment scandal, Balochistan University enforces uniform


QUETTA: The University of Balochistan has made wearing uniforms mandatory for all students starting March 1, 2020.

According a circular by the Undergraduate Studies Office, “Strict compliance to all students (boys/girls) admitted in BS/Masters Study Programmes, that wearing of student’s uniform, available at Mother Care, Jinnah Road, Quetta, shall be mandatory."

“After March 1, 2020 no student (boy/girl) will be allowed to enter into the university premises without wearing the prescribed uniform and will be entertained for any reason,” the statement added.

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Last month, the university’s Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Iqbal had agreed to step down to give way for an impartial inquiry into the allegations that administration officials used surveillance videos to blackmail students.

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