NCW Chairperson Comes Down Heavily On Siddharth For His Tweet On Saina Nehwal
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma asked Maharashtra DGP to look into Siddharth's tweet against Saina Nehwal.
By Anoop Sai Bandi, January 12, 2022 20:23 IST
Siddharth called Saina Nehwal a 'subtle cock champion of the world' in a tweet after the badminton player tweeted about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach.In a statement, the National Commission for Women said, 'The National Commission for Women has come across a post of Indian actor Siddharth using lewd comments on Twitter on the post of Ms. Saina Nehwal. The comment is misogynistic and outrageous to the modesty of a woman, amounting to disrespect and insult to the dignity of women on social media platforms. The Commission condemns such lewd and inappropriate remarks made by the actor and has taken Suo moto cognizance in the matter. Chairperson Rekha Sharma has written to the Director-General of Police Maharashtra to immediately investigate the matter and register an FIR under relevant provisions of the law. The Commission has sought prompt and strict action against him for using indecent language towards women on social media. Taking serious note of the offense, Chairperson Ms. Sharma has also written to Resident Grievance Officer, Twitter India to immediately block the actor's account and take appropriate action against him for posting offensive remarks on Ms. Nehwal's post thereby, outraging her modesty and insulting her right to live with dignity (sic).'