Tuesday, June 21, 2016

NCW comes down hard on Salman Khan, asks him to apologise within 7 days for ‘rape’ remark

The National Commission for Women (NCW) slammed actor Salman Khan for a ‘rape’ comment he purportedly made during a group interaction with journalists.
In response to a question on the hectic shooting schedule for his upcoming film in which he plays a wrestler, Khan said, “It is like the most difficult thing….When I used to walk out of that ring, it used to be actually like a raped woman walking out.” Realizing his folly, Khan immediately added, “I don’t think I should have” and proceeded to say, “It feels like the most difficult….I couldn’t take steps. I couldn’t take steps.”
Lalitha Kumaramangalam, the chief of NCW, told news agency ANI that the commission has sent him a letter asking why he made the remark.
“This is very sad. Just because he is Salman Khan doesnt mean he will make such a statement,” she told ANI, adding that the commission has given him seven days to apologise.

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