ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Rejecting Ideal Victimhood

The recent sessions court judgment reveals a deeply embedded caste-patriarchal understanding of victimhood.

 

Disha Wadekar writes:

In a judgment delivered by the sessions court in Goa, Tarun Tejpal, the former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, was acquitted of all charges in a sexual assault and rape case against his junior colleague. The court acquitted Tejpal, citing lack of corroborative evidence supporting the survivor and material contradictions and omissions in her deposition that did not inspire confidence.

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Updated On : 12th Jun, 2021

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