Amid debate on freedom for girl hostellers in the universities of Punjab, Government Medical College in Amritsar has banned jeans, T-shirts, capris and skirts during the college hours or examination for both girl and boy students with effect from October 1, 2018.
Calling these dresses ‘uncivilised’, the order reads, ‘It is usually seen that the girl students wear jeans, T-shirts, capris and skirts in classes. It looks very much uncivilised’. The order is applicable on all interns and students of MBBS, B.Sc and diploma courses.
The college has directed girl students to wear salwar-suit or trouser-shirts and boys to wear formal trouser-shirt.
In a written order to various departments of the college on Tuesday, Principal Sujata Sharma asked the teachers to ensure implementation of the order and take action against students who violate the new rule.
However, she made it clear that this ban is applicable only during classes.