In a shocking incident, around 70 girl students of a residential school in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar were stripped by the warden to check for menstrual blood.
The incident has triggered protests by kin of the students. The incident took place at Kasturba Gandhi Girls Residential School.
According to the students, the female warden rounded them up and asked them to strip and also threatened them of dire consequences if they disobeyed.
"Some blood was found in the bathroom. The warden ordered us to remove our clothes. It was very humiliating for all of us. We want action against her," a report in CNN-News18 d one of the students saying.
Following the incident the warden was suspended, however, she denied any such incident. She said that after blood was found on the wall of the bathroom, she just wanted to check if everything was alright.
She rubbished the claims made by the students by saying that they were young and were unable to express themselves. She went on to say that the girls made the claims as she was strict with them.