Rate kya hai?: Northeast women harassed by men in Delhi`s Hauz Khas

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A group of men allegedly asked these women about their ‘hourly rate’. In a video that has now gone viral, the angry women were seen slamming the men for misbehaving with them

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New Delhi: Another shocking incident of women being harassed in Delhi has come to light. In a video that has gone viral, a group of men can be seen misbehaving with Northeast women in Hauz Khas area.

A group of men allegedly asked women about their ‘hourly rate’. As the angry women slammed the middle-aged men, the group ofled. According to the woman in the video, people around them did not come to their aid, nor did they protest. 

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According to some media reports, the girls further said that their plight did not end with the men leaving. They narrate another discriminating incident from the same night when a police official intervened and asked them repeatedly about their destination when they were heading to a restaurant. The women in the video allege that the cop also asked them if they were dancers.

सोशल मीडिया पर वायरल वीडियो में देखा गया – दिल्ली के हौज खास इलाके में कुछ नॉर्थ ईस्टर्न लड़कियों के साथ हुई छेड़छाड़. लड़कों के ग्रुप ने लड़कियों से पूछा उनका “रेट”

DCW अध्यक्षा @SwatiJaiHind ने बताया मामले को बेहद गंभीर, पुलिस को एफआईआर के लिए भेजा नोटिस pic.twitter.com/lrtNGBOwao

— Delhi Commission for Women – DCW (@DCWDelhi) July 21, 2021

The Delhi Commission for Women took suo-moto cognizance of the incident. Swati Maliwal, chairperson, Delhi Commission for Women, took to social media and tweeted, “Came across a shameful video on social media wherein some women from the North East have alleged that a group of men have racially and sexually harassed them and asked, “Tumhara rate kya hai”. This is a very very serious matter, issuing Notice to Delhi Police to register FIR.”

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