Air India Staffer Accuses Senior Executive Of Sexual Harassment

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| May 29 , 2018 , 18:49 IST

An air hostess of national carrier Air India has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, alleging sexual harassment by a senior executive officer working with the airline.

In her letter shared on Twitter titled ‘Request for justice, sexual harassment and discrimination at the workplace by Air India senior executive’, the air hostess said the senior executive ‘sexually propositioned’ and ‘abused’ her and also used foul language.

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In her letter, she wrote, "Without mincing any words, this senior executive (whose name will be revealed when I meet you) is a predator and has sexually propositioned me, abused me, used abusive language on other women in my presence, spoken of sexual acts with me and other women in my presence in the office premises and has tried to compel women in his office (including me) to come and drink with him at various bars."

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, and several journalists were tagged in her tweet.

 

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi too took cognisance of her tweet and requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to have it examined.

Responding to the complainant, Suresh Prabhu wrote, "Asked Air India CMD to immediately address this issue. If necessary, will appoint another committee."