An actor, who had filed a rape case towards Anurag Kashyap final week, met Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari right now looking for motion towards the filmmaker, who has dismissed as “baseless” allegations that he sexually harassed her in 2013.
The actor was accompanied by Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athawale, who has backed her demand for the filmmaker’s arrest. The two had met Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vishwas Nangare Patil on Monday looking for safety cowl for the actor.
A day earlier, whereas addressing the media with Minister Athawale, the actor had stated she is dealing with a menace to her life and demanded Y-plus safety, which was just lately prolonged to actor Kangana Ranaut after her remark evaluating Mumbai with PoK began a row with leaders of Maharashtra’s ruling dispensation.
She had additionally questioned the “delay” in arresting Anurag Kashyap and stated she would resort to a starvation strike if no motion is taken.
“The Mumbai Police will be responsible if anything wrong happens to the actress, Mr Athawale has said, adding that he would write to state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the issue.
“My occasion may even give her safety. The RPI(A) will stage a protest if Anurag Kashyap shouldn’t be arrested in seven days,” he warned.
Ms Ranaut also tweeted today demanding Mr Kashyap’s arrest, accusing the Maharashtra government of being selective in taking action against those accused of wrongdoings.
Somebody random files a FIR against Saahil for questioning Maha Government’s work which is his democratic right and Shaahil is jailed immediately but #PayalGhosh has filed a FIR towards #AnuragKashyap many days in the past for rape however he’s roaming free. Kya hai yeh sab @INCIndia ? https://t.co/B2S7VhlQDB
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) September 29, 2020
Ms Ranaut has often tweeted extending her support to the actor and had earlier said Mr Kashyap was “very a lot succesful” of sexual assault.
Critically acclaimed Producer-Director Anurag Kashyap has maintained that the allegations towards him had been an “try to silence” him, and simply undermine the seriousness of the #MeToo movement, which hit the film industry last year. He has received support from many in the film fraternity, including his ex-wife Kalki Koechlin, who told him to “dangle on to that dignity”.