Sri Reddy, For Telugu Actress Who Stripped, Spoke Of Casting Sofa, Assist From NHRC Nationwide Human Rights Physique

For Telugu Actress Who Stripped, Spoke Of Casting Couch, Help From Human Rights Body

NHRC has requested the central and state authorities to present an in depth report on Sri Reddy’s protests

HYDERABAD: Sri Reddy, the Telugu actress who stripped exterior a movie chamber workplace to make her grievance heard final week, immediately obtained help from the nation’s high human rights physique that requested the Telangana authorities to probe allegations of sexual exploitation and casting sofa within the Telugu movie trade.

The Nationwide Human Rights Fee additionally appeared to have taken a dim view of how the federal government charged her with obscenity however hadn’t acted on her complaints.

Sri Reddy had final Saturday stripped in entrance of the Film Artistes’ Affiliation constructing within the metropolis to protest girls from different elements of the nation being given desire. She had later alleged that outsiders had been extra keen to commerce intercourse for film roles.

The affiliation had responded by declaring that she would not be given the membership that will have helped her get roles.

“However it’s nowhere talked about, if motion on the intense allegations of casting sofa and sexual harassment, levelled by her, has been taken by the authorities,” the fee mentioned in a press release.

The human rights physique mentioned this made it appear to be the motion taken in opposition to her was “an try to muzzle the voice of whistle blower”, each by the film affiliation and the state authorities.

Apart from, it noticed that the reported ban on the actress from working within the movie trade was “violation of her proper to livelihood and dwell a life with dignity”.

In its discover to the central and state authorities, the fee additionally underlined that the movie trade ought to have a committee to probe sexual harassment at work locations. “The problems raised by the actress demand motion on a part of the state authorities,” the rights physique mentioned, calling for a committee to handle and redress the grievances of feminine actors and staff in case of any sexual harassment on the work place, the Telugu Movie Trade, on this case.

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