Mallika Dua issues statement on sexual harassment claim against father Vinod: ‘Not my battle to fight’!!!
Mallika clarified that his father’s battle is not hers. She will continue to “stand up against bigotry, misogyny, stand up for survivors” when her own father was found allegedly accused for sexual harassment.
In a Facebook postdated 14 October, filmmaker Nishtha Jain gave an account of the sexual harassment she allegedly suffered in the hands of the veteran journalist Vinod Dua. The incident dates 29 years to 1989.
Mallika who passionately supports the #MeToo movement on Twitter, retweeting the survivors’ accounts which had allegations against the likes of filmmaker Sajid Khan, casting directors Mukesh Chhabra and Vicky Sidana, Marathi filmmaker Nagraj Manjule, politician MJ Akbar and filmmaker Subhash Ghai among many others