Kerala HC – Dr Prasad Pannian vs Central University

In the Kerala HC judgment, it has dwelt only on one issue viz.  whether a complaint given can be the basis of an enquiry under the provisions of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013?  The two bench judges after going through the judgment of the single judge of the same court.  The court observed ” Therefore, the very concept of sexual harassment in a workplace against a woman should start from an express or implied sexual advance, sexual undertone or unwelcome behaviour which has a sexual tone behind it without which provisions of Act 2013 will not apply.”  Accordingly, case has been disposed off.

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