Woman gets raped at parties not melas, says Bharathi Shankar (Representative image)
New Delhi :
Now the possibilities of a woman getting raped will depend on the nature of event whether its desi mela or a western style party.
Speaking at a panel discussion on safety of women Chairperson of the Karnataka State Women's Development Corporation Bharathi Shankar said that women gets raped at parties and not at jatras as reported by Times of India.
The panel discussion was organised by Bangalore police and B.Pac which aims to call for by standers action on the event of any gender sensitive violence.
Bharathi Shankar who is a political appointee is an active member of the Congress party and was the head of the women's wing of Bengaluru Congress.
The women's development corporation of Karnataka is a government undertaking established with the aim to promote schemes that would help to generate women's income in a sustainable way.