Cops seize huge cache of brown sugar during simultaneous raids in Balasore
Man critical after being attacked by a stray elephant in Nilagiri
Woman allegedly set ablaze by her husband in Keonjhar
Om Birla to be the next Speaker of LokSabha !
BJD to support BJP MP Om Birla for Lok Sabha Speaker post
Odisha Health Dept inks BSKY MoU with AIIMS, BBSR
One person injured in bombing during a group clash in Benapanjari
Ace Odia weight lifter Ravi Kumar appeals NADA to re-consider ban
Prayagraj court sentences 4 to life, acquits 1 in 2005 Ayodhya attack
Odisha's school summer vacation extended till June 25

Odisha Higher Education Minister Plans To Ban Cell Phones In Campus To Counter Viral Sex Videos

15 December 2017

Soumya Ranjan Sahoo

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Bubaneswar: Higher Education Minister Ananta Das plans to ban cell phones usage in educational institutions to counter the spread of sex viral videos.

In this era, when educational institutions are going extensively digital in imparting education, this statement from the minister has raised eyebrows from all quarters.

“It is imperative to put a ban to the use of mobile phones in the campus to restrict such viral sex videos. It was proposed earlier but was not executed. Therefore, the Higher Education department has prepared a modality, which has been sent to CM Naveen Patnaik for approval. Once he approves it, we will send a notice to the educational institutions to ban the use of cell phones in the campus,” said Ananta Das to the media persons.

He had earlier said that mobile phones create disturbance in the classrooms. And the move to ban ban mobiles is only meant to ensure discipline and a healthy study environment inside the classrooms.

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Ananta Das, Minister, Higher Education, Odisha