President of the Assam unit of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) Angkita Dutta on Thursday lodged a police grievance towards the outfit’s nationwide president Srinivas BV, accusing him of harassment. Earlier, she had raised the difficulty and alleged that Srinivas BV and IYC secretary Vardhan Yadav had been harassing her attributable to her gender for nearly six months.
In her grievance, Dutta accused IYC Nationwide President Srinivas BV of persistently harassing her for the previous six months. She mentioned Srinivas made sexist feedback and threatened of dire penalties if she complained towards him.
Dutta, whereas in her grievance acknowledged, “Not too long ago, on March 25, 2023, after I was in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, I went to Resort Might Honest within the night to fulfill the workplace bearers of the Congress. Bhupen Borah, state president of Congress, was there for the plenary session. I bumped into Srinivas BV there on the entrance of the lodge. He heckled me, holding my arm, pushing and pulling me and threatening me, utilizing slang phrases, saying that he’ll break my profession within the Congress if I complained towards him earlier than the excessive office-bearers of the get together.”
Dutta alleged that Srinivas additionally threatened her to the extent that if she didn’t heed his warning, he would be certain that she can not step exterior the border of Assam for any get together assembly.
Dutta added, “On a number of events, I knowledgeable the excessive office-bearers of the Congress about such behaviour of the accused. Nonetheless, that bore no outcome. As I believe that the offence dedicated by the accused towards me shouldn’t go unpunished, I’ve determined to lodge this grievance towards him.” Dutta urged the Assam Police to take speedy motion towards Srinivas BV.
Earlier, she alleged in a number of tweets that Congress leaders, together with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi, didn’t take any motion towards Srinivas BV.
Angkita Dutta is the daughter of the late Anjan Dutta, an influential minister within the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress authorities in Assam who headed the get together’s state unit.
Dutta mentioned that she had appraised Rahul Gandhi in regards to the harassment in Jammu in the course of the get together’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, nonetheless, “nonetheless no enquiry” was initiated towards him. “I had lots of religion in Rahul Gandhi and went to Jammu throughout Bharat Jodo Yatra to apprise him of Srinivas BV’s harassment and demeaning use of language in direction of me. It’s April now and nonetheless no enquiry towards him,” she mentioned.
Congress leaders reached out to by ABP declined to touch upon the matter
Angkita Dutta mentioned, “I’ve filed a First Data Report (FIR) towards Srinivas BV relating to the repeated humiliation and psychological harassment that Srinivas BV has meted out to me for the previous six months… I’ve not complained towards the get together however a person. I hope that the Assam Police will look into the matter.”