Mumbai: Model and actress Gauhar Khan was slapped by an audience member while she was hosting ‘India’s Raw Star’, a reality show, at Film City in suburban Goregaon, police said.
Gauhar Khan was attacked and threatened by an audience member who said that, “being a Muslim woman, she should not have worn such a short dress”, Aarey Colony police said.
According to a report given in Hindustan Times, there were 250 bouncers present at the venue, which had 2,500 people as audience. Yet, the man managed to break the security cordon and get into an argument with Gauhar Khan.
After being a huge security the man manages to move on the and slapped Gauhar , gauhar khan was stunned and not able to understand the situation and she started crying a lot.
Though the shooting stopped, but she returned to the stage after an hour to complete left one hour shoot.
Senior inspector at Aarey police station, Vilas Chavan, told PTI that the accused was subsequently arrested and booked under IPC sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation). Mallick was supposed to be produced before the court on Monday 1st Dec.
This show the narrow mind thinking of the people who are more concerned about moral policing in order to salvage the ‘Indian culture’. The people are making comment that she deserved to be slapped. It seems that our country is still moving backward day by day where the women are still doesn’t enjoy her rights.
[author image=”http://www.aapkatimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/2014-02-05-11.40.33.jpg” ]I am Saumya Kashyap, final year B-Tech student from Neotia Institute of Technology Management and Science,Kolkata.I love writing and also enjoy reading.[/author]