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Explain or resign: Cong to MJ Akbar

DNMUM423907 | 10/11/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :292 | India



New Delhi: After the minister for Women and Child Development issued a call to take allegations of sexual harassment against anybody seriously, the main Opposition, Congress, demanded resignation of Union minister MJ Akbar. A number of journalists have accused Akbar, the former editor of a newspaper, of sexual misconduct and harassment during his stint as a journalist.
“I think Mr M J Akbar must either offer a satisfactory explanation or resign forthwith,” said Congress spokesperson S Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday. “How can he remain in the ministry with serious allegations levelled against him by responsible journalists who worked with him? Let there be an inquiry... We demand an inquiry into his conduct.”
Reddy also questioned Exte
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