PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

I encourage people who come forward and speak: PV Sindhu on #Metoo

ANI | Updated: Oct 10, 2018 16:03 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 10 (ANI): With #MeToo movement gaining momentum in India, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has extended her support to the victims of sexual harassment saying that she encourages people who come forward and talk about it.
"It is a very great initiative. I appreciate it. I encourage people who come forward and spoke about it. I respect it," Sindhu told media here.
Earlier, doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta had opened about her #metoo moment saying that she has suffered "mental harassment" at the hands of selectors since 2006.
"Maybe I should talk about the mental harassment I had to go through... #metoo," Gutta had tweeted.

"Since 2006. Since this person became the chief..threw me out of national team inspite of me being a national champion.the latest was when I returned from http://RIO.am out of national team http://again.one of the reasons I stopped playing!!" she wrote in another tweet.

The #MeToo movement gained pace in India after Tanushree Dutta spoke up against Nana Patekar almost two weeks ago. (ANI)