It has been years since women have started raising a voice against the s*xual crimes taking place against them. But things will take time to get better and in the same quest, there are many women who has come up with their stories of s*xual abuse In a recent interview with Etimes, actor Munmun Dutta aka Babita from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah made some shocking revelations.
She began, “Writing something like this brings me to tears reliving those memories as a little girl when I was scared of the neighbourhood uncle and his prying eyes who at any given opportunity would grope me and threaten me not to speak about this to anyone…OR my much older cousins who would eye me differently than their own daughters.” She continued how she was scared of “the man who saw me at the hospital when I was born and 13 years later he thought it’s appropriate for him to touch my body because I was a growing teenager and my body had changed…”
Sharing one of the rather horrifying experiences, she said, “My tuition teacher who had his hands in my underpants ……. OR this another teacher, whom I tied Rakhi to, would scold the female students in the class by pulling their bra straps and slapping on their br*asts …. . OR that man in the train station who gropes U … Why ?? Because you’re too young and scared to speak up. So scared that you can feel your stomach getting twisted inside and throat getting choked up … you don’t know how you are going to explain it to your parents or you’re too shy to utter a word to anyone…”
However, a changed person now she said, “But TODAY I will rip apart any man who even remotely tries anything on me. I AM PROUD OF WHO I AM…”