Priya Ramani V MJ Akbar
First of all, I am going to tell you that in 2017-18 the Mee Too campaign started. In which, Harvey Weinstein how was the Hollywood movie produced many women come out against Harvey Weinstein. And they all are describing their sexual misconduct and started the mee too campaign. This campaign was also conducted in India. Many women are starting openly about their sexual harassment on social media platforms. And this is said in the Me Too Movement. Now let’s go to this present case, There are two parties involved first is Priya Ramani and the second party is M.J. Akbar. So, M.J. Akber invites Priya Ramani to the hotel in Mumbai.
While describing this Priya said, that it was less the interview and more the date. With that many things that are faced by Priya Ramani are written in the medicine of 2017. the name of the Article is ” To the Harvey Weinstein’s of the world”. In the article directly the names of any persons are not mentioned but a few words like, “Former boss” or “sexual predator” are used. And after 20 years of these incident means in 2018, The Priya many mentioned the name of M.J Akber in a twit. And after this in the same year, M.J Akber fines for the defamation case against Priya Ramani. Said with it that it Harm to stellar reputation.
The Delhi court decides the result in the favor of Priya Ramani. First of all the court says, the Even a man of social status can be a sexual harasser. The right to reputation cannot be protected at the cost of the right to life and dignity of a woman. And the woman has a right to put her grievance at any platform of her choice and even after decades. So let’s understand ” What is Defamation”? So, the meaning of defamation is anyone gives a wrong statement against you or performs any act which is harming your reputation which is defamation.
So this was the case of Priya Ramani V MJ Akbar