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Letters to BS: M J Akbar should step down till his name gets cleared

Bharatiya Janata Party leadership should ask M J Akbar to step aside as it is hurting its image

MJ Akbar
File photo of M J Akbar

Apropos the apt editorial “An untenable position” (October 16); though Akbar has filed a criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani, how he decides to deal with the string of allegations by other women is a matter of conjecture. The defence put out by him does not sound convincing. It has taken an enormous amount of courage for these women to speak up.  ALSO READ: An untenable position While Akbar has every right to defend himself, he should note that he is no longer a private citizen but a minister in the Union cabinet. Propriety demands he should ...