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Sindhu too comes out in support of #metoo movement

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Badmintion star PV Sindhu on Wednesday lauded people from different spheres coming forward in exposing personalities who sought sexual favours from their colleagues.

Reputations, especially in Bollywood, took a beating when people such as and named and for alleged misconduct years ago.

The journalist-turned-politician MJ Akbar, who is a in the NDA government, was also accused of misconduct by many journalists.

"I appreciate that people have come forward and spoken about it. I respect it," Sindhu said on the sidelines of the event, where the telecom company launched a woman-specific service 'Sakhi'.

Asked if she was aware of any such incident in sports, Sindhu replied,"I don't know about seniors and coaches. As far as I am concerned, I have been on sports circuit for years and it has been good and fine with me."

Sindhu's colleague on Tuesday without giving any names, alleged mental harassment by a

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 15:10 IST
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