Former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta Shares Her Story Of Abuse And Debate On Women's Safety Starts Yet Again

Former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta Shares Her Story Of Abuse And Debate On Women's Safety Starts Yet Again

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By Anuradha on 19 Jun 2019
Digital Editor

Are women safe in this country? Do your parents still get worried when you are late? Well, we talk about making the place safe for women but seems like things are not going to change anytime soon. Recently, Miss India Universe 2010 Ushoshi Sengupta shared her horrific tale of abuse where she was harassed by a group of boys.

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In a lengthy Facebook post, the lady revealed that after completing work , she and her collogue took an Uber around 11.40 pm from a hotel in Kolkata. She added that a group of six boys not only harassed them but also beat the driver. Ushoshi also posted the video of that incident along with a picture of the smashed front windshield of the cab. The former beauty queen also informed that she didn't get any immediate help from the police.

Checkout her Facebook post:

Her post went viral after which Kolkata police tweeted, "We have taken this incident very seriously and seven persons have been arrested so far. On the order of the Commissioner of Police, Kolkata, an inquiry regarding the non-registration of F.I.R. has been initiated into this incident, at a very senior level."

The shocking incident has once again started a never ending debate. This is known to all that women's safety is one of the major issues in India for the past few years.

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According to statistics, our country has high rates of crimes against women. With the government making promises, we can just expect that in coming years, safety will not be an alien word for women.

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