Delhi woman apologises for saying ‘girls in short dresses deserve to be raped’ in viral video

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 May 2019, 02:51 PM
Viral Delhi woman apologises (Photo: Representational picture)
Viral Delhi woman apologises (Photo: Representational picture)

Delhi woman who went viral after a video of her allegedly telling a group of girls they deserve to be raped for wearing short dresses has issued an apology on social media. The viral video which sparked outrage online after the lady refused to issue an apology despite the girls’ constant demand for one.  

The video garnered over 20,000 shares, with thousands condemning her and lauding the girls for their bravery. The middle-aged Delhi woman has now shared her an apology on Facebook.

She writes, "I extend an unconditional apology to all the girls. In hind sight, I realise, I was harsh and incorrect in my statement. If any, I should have offered my opinion in private. I was concerned, however, I realise that I should have been protective and progressive in my outlook and not conservative and regressive."

"As a wife, sister and a mother and more importantly as a woman, I value ever woman's dignity. Once again, I profusely apologise to all women who's sentiments have been hurt."

There however hasn’t been any confirmation yet about the authenticity of the Facebook account.

First Published: Thursday, May 02, 2019 02:14 PM
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