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GODS WITH FEET OF CLAY

DNMUM423618 | 10/7/2018 | Author : Pooja Salvi | WC :1341

When influential men are involved in cases of sexual misconduct, the benefit of doubt is immediately served on a platter to them. Pooja Salvi explores what works against the victim of sexual harassment cases
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For actress, model and former Femina Miss India Universe Tanushree Dutta, a lot has changed over the last decade since she first, and last until a few days ago, raised her voice against the veteran actor Nana Patekar for sexual harassment. But, like many things that refuse to change, the threats she received this time are replicas of their 2008 self. “They sound like empty threats to me,” she tells this writer.
What started then, led Dutta to walk out of the sets of Horn OK Please. Video footage shows goons attacking her car - even going to the extent of breaking the glasses and puncturing her tires. When Dutta went on to file an FIR against the actor, a counter-FIR was waiting for her instead. “I don’t know if they went
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