The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked Maharashtra’s Director General of Police (DGP) to “personally intervene” and safeguard rapid review in a box filed by writer-filmmaker Vinta Nanda opposite actor Alok Nath.
The DGP has been asked to news to a Commission on transformation taken within 15 days.
In a minute addressed to Maharashtra DGP Datta Padsalgikar, antiquated Oct 22, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma forked out that Nanda, who has filed a military censure opposite Alok Nath, has now approached a NCW for help. The minute settled that Nanda “apprehends hazard to her life and seeks military protection”.
Sharma wrote: “The complainant has common a horrible occurrence that took place in 1999 by a amicable media post… I, therefore, impute a matter to we in terms of territory 10 of NCW Act, 1990, to privately meddle for correct review in a matter. NCW might be pleasantly familiar per transformation taken in a matter within 15 days.”
Nanda’s censure is one of 6 that have reached a NCW given a Commission announced a dedicated email residence — firstname.lastname@example.org — to understanding with all cases of passionate attack or nuisance rising in a arise of a MeToo transformation in India.
On Oct 8, Nanda, in a Facebook post, had minute her distress of being allegedly intimately disregarded by Alok Nath of a renouned 1990s TV uncover Tara, that she was producing and essay during a time. Nanda wrote that she was allegedly intimately assaulted some-more than once by Nath after he was private from a TV uncover for misbehaving with a lead actress, Navneet Nishan.
Following Nanda’s allegations, actresses Sandhya Mridul and Deepika Amin corroborated her and common their possess practice of being allegedly tormented by Alok Nath.
Nanda pronounced that she had filed a military censure a few days ago and an FIR has still not been filed. “I am given to trust there will be certain investigations before filing a FIR…. we design a NCW will be a really plain support complement to me, going by a approach it has stood adult for many others recently,” she said.
Nanda, who is confronting a insult box filed by Nath’s mother Ashu Singh, pronounced a box is adult for conference this Thursday.