A WOMAN COMPLAINED against a minister, claiming years of exploitation. Alongside her complaint, she submitted a video. Sucha Singh Langah is now in jail, his party cleansed itself by expelling Langah, and a religion protected its purity by excommunicating him.
A leading playwright of Punjab, Pali Bhupinder Singh, wrote on his facebook how our society must not have any sympathy for such women who strip for jobs, something he termed was neither a qualification nor a matter of duress.
The kind of backing such comments received in the social media betrays the rape culture which engulfs our mindset.
Clearly, the argument is that only good women deserve protection. And the playwright and his supporters have the uncanny ability to detect bad woman when they see one. In this case, they have seen her.
They have even watched her in circumstances in which she was being exploited. And it is their understanding that in fact, ...