23 March, 2019

FIR lodged against Karan Johar, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul over controversial remarks

Cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul made it for Karan Johar’s controversial show Koffee With Karan a few weeks back as guests. On the show, their misogynist and sexist comments received a lot of backlash and strict action. Their comments were out rightly criticized from all corners for talking so lowly for women. Now a case has been registered against the three.

An FIR has been filed by DR Meghwal at Luni Police Station in Luni, Jodhpur under different sections of the IPC.  Meghwal in his complaint said that Karan Johar presented the content which humiliated the women folk.

After the backlash, the BCCI as an immediate after effect, had pulled the players out of the Australia tour. Also they were served show cause notice as an strict action. The BCCI had suspended them for a brief period too.

Pandya had, after the controversy apologized on social media and said, “May have got a bit carried away with the nature of the show.” Karan too had said after the slamming, “I have to say that I feel very responsible because it was my show, my platform. I invited them as guests and so the ramifications and repercussion of the show are my responsibility. Its now gone into a zone which is beyond my control.” He said he asks the same questions on the show to everyone including women and that he has no control on the answers that come his way (from the guests).

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