Pallavi Gogoi told me that instead of complaining in the police, I was feeling more confused. I did not tell anyone about this, did anybody trust me? I myself took the blame.
After allegations of sexual harassment committed by more than 20 women under the #MeToo Campaign, a woman journalist has accused Rape of BJP MP MJ Akbar. While working in the Asian Age in Pallavi Gogoi, a US-based journalist, he mentioned the incident of rap, when MJ Akbar used to be his boss.
According to the statement of Pallavi Gogoi published in the Washington Post, Akbar was with Pallavi to discuss the news in a Jaipur hotel. In the hotel room he raped Pallavi. There was a lot of heaping between the two, but Pallavi writes, ‘I struggled a lot, but they were physically more powerful than me. They torn my clothes and rape me. ‘
Pallavi Gogoi told me that instead of complaining in the police, I was feeling more confused. I did not tell anyone about this, did anybody trust me? I felt guilty only, why did I go to the hotel room?
Earlier, referring to another incident of 1994, Pallavi said, ‘I went to his office and the door of the room was closed. I showed them the o-pad page and told how its headlines have made interesting and interesting. Akbar praised my efforts and immediately lured me to do that. After this my face became red with shame, I told one of my colleagues about this whole incident. ‘
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Pallavi said that 2 weeks from now, Akbar has resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs. He said all the allegations made by other women journalists were baseless and went to court against a complainant. It has not surprised me, they are trying to build their ‘truth’. I’m not going to get anything by saying today. But this heart was disheartening and the closest people would understand my pain.
Pallavi told that he is writing for the support of women who have given their truth. Also for their young daughter and son, so that when somebody hunts them they can fight and never become a victim. They can know what happened to me 23 years ago, I have passed through such a bad time and now I am moving forward.
What is the whole matter?
In fact, MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, was the editor of several newspapers. So far, many female journalists have accused them under the #MeToo Campaign. The first charge on Akbar was made by a senior journalist named Priya Ramani, in which she told her story during an interview in a hotel room.
After the allegations of Ramani, there was a flurry of accusations against Akbar, and after one, many other women journalists have been blaming him. Against a woman journalist, Akbar turned to the court, where the hearing is going on. However, between the pressure, MJ Akbar has resigned as Minister of State for External Affairs a few days ago.
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