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Originally posted on The Tale Of Bitter Truth:

Maharashtra Women’s Commission member claims Nirbhaya ‘invited’ gang-rape

 

NCP member Asha Mirje has sparked a row with her outrageous comments

NCP member Asha Mirje has sparked a row with her outrageous comments

So far it has been high-profile men who have embarrassed themselves by painting rape victims with a particular brush.

Now a woman – Maharashtra State Women’s Commission member Asha Mirje – has joined that infamous list.

Mirje, who is also an NCP member, claimed the Delhi gang-rape victim had only herself to blame for the sexual assault.

“Did Nirbhaya really have go to watch a movie at 11 in the night with her friend? Take the Shakti Mills gang-rape case. Why did the victim go to such an isolated spot at 6pm?” Mirje asked at a gathering of the NCP women’s wing in Nagpur.

“We have to be careful. We have to ask ourselves, where am I going, with whom am I going, what am I going for, do…

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