Nandita Das: Despite the allegations against my father, i will be able to still add my voice to #MeToo

Nandita Das: Despite the allegations against my father, i'll still add my voice to #MeToo



Actor-director Nandita Das broke her silence over the sexual harassment allegations against her father, noted painter Jatin Das, stating that she will continue to lend support to the #MeToo movement.
A woman, WHO is that the co-founder of a paper-making company, came forward on Tuesday to claim that she was sexually harassed 14 years ago by Jatin Das, allegations which
the painter dismissed as “vulgar”.
In a Facebook post, Nandita aforesaid despite the “disturbing” allegations against her father, she would stillstand shoulder-to-shoulder with the ladies returning forward with stories of abuse and harassment.
She conjointly warned that ladies got to be “sure” concerning their allegations before inculpatory somebody.
“As a strong supporter of the #MeToo movement, I want to reiterate that I will continue to add my voice to it, despite the disturbing allegations made against my father,
which he has flatly denied,” she wrote on the social networking site.
“I have maintained from the terribly begin that this is often the time we have a tendency to all got to listen, so that women (and men) feel safe to speak up.At identical time, it is also important to be sure about allegations so as not to dilute the movement,” the actor said.Nandita said she has received support from “friends

and strangers – WHO area unit involved and area unit trusting my integrity”.
“I do believe truth will prevail.And that is all I even have to mention on this matter,” she asserted.Jatin Das is the latest addition to a growing list of men who have been named as part of the #MeToo campaign that has taken the country by storm.
The woman took to Twitter to level the allegations against the noted painter.Describing the incident, the woman, who was 28-years-old then, said Das during a dinner event asked whether
she “had the time and temperament to help him for a fewdays to organise his work material”, and after she gave her approval on the second day — at his
Khidki village studio — he molested her. The Padma Bhushan awardee, however, has denied the allegations and aforesaid of late a “game” was happening to level allegations against folks for the “fun” of it.He labelled the allegations against him as “vulgar”.
“I am shocked.All kinds of things area unit happening these days… Some individuals do things and a few individuals build allegations.I don’t grasp her, I even have ne'er met her, and though I did meet someone somewhere one doesn’t behave like this… it's vulgar,” Das told PTI.“There is a game going on, some people are real, have done some things

while some individuals area unit creating allegations for the fun of it,” he added.
Nandita Das: Despite the allegations against my father, i will be able to still add my voice to #MeToo Nandita Das: Despite the allegations against my father, i will be able to still add my voice to #MeToo Reviewed by Vinayak Arshid on December 29, 2018 Rating: 5

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