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Top RSS functionary says he 'liked' Facebook official's post on #MeToo

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A top functionary Thursday appeared to support the #MeToo movement currently sweeping the country's landscape.

(RSS) expressed his opinion on the #MeToo movement by sharing a post of Ankhi Das, Director of the social networking site, on his account.

Das in her post had said,"You needn't have a #MeToo moment to support the woman journalists who have narrated their victimisation. You needn't even be a woman. You just need to have a sensibility of what is right and what is wrong."

Hosabale tweeted her post and said, "I liked it. She has articulated what I was feeling."

His remarks come at a time when serious allegations of sexual harassment are levelled against and Union M J

Some women journalists have come out and accused Akbar, the of State for External Affairs, of sexually harassing them during his stint as an in two newspapers.

Akbar, who is on a trip abroad, has not made any remarks or given any statement on the charges against him.

Hosabale's tweet is not surprising for Sangh observers and insiders as he is a seen as a moderate face of the safrron organisation.

On the issue of homosexuality too, he had said that it should not be considered a criminal offence.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 19:45 IST