AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi demands sacking of MJ Abkar

Oct 10, 2018, 18:19 IST | IANS

As the #MeToo campaign gathered momentum in India, some women journalists have come out and accused Akbar

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi demands sacking of MJ Abkar

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday demanded removal of M J Akbar from the Union Council of Ministers following allegations of sexual harassment against him.

As the #MeToo campaign gathered momentum in India, some women journalists have come out and accused Akbar, a former editor and now the minister of state for external affairs, of sexually harassing them during his stint as a journalist.

"@mjakbar shame on you and you stood in parliament during T Talaaq Bill & spoke about Muslim women empowerment & to stop their exploitation..," the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief tweeted.

"@PMOIndia sack this Minister of yours if you truly believe in Beti Bachao," the Hyderabad Lok Sabha MP said in another tweet.

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