Farooq Abdullah: #India’s #Feminist Revolution Begins! You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!


India’s Union minister Farooq Abdullah  while entering the Parliament, said “I am afraid of talking to women. In fact I don’t even want to keep a woman secretary, God forbid, if there’s a complaint against me and I end up in jail. Such is the state of affairs today. I agree that incidents of rape have increased…but this has to stop somewhere.”

He was responding to two cases recently where a woman journalist working for the magazine Tehelka, and a law intern working for a Supreme Court Judge filed complaints about sexual harassment and sexual assault by their bosses in their work place, which raised a huge public and media outcry. Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal has now been jailed on rape charges.  And a Supreme Court Committee decided that the Judge in question, Justice Ganguly was responsible for “unwelcome verbal/non-verbal conduct of sexual nature” in a hotel room in December last…

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