Soon after actress Samyukta Hegde attacked by an elderly woman in a public park for wearing sports bra to exercise, along with many celebrities who raised voice for her, Singer and Radio Jockey Suchithra came up with a tweet saying that she is going to protest for the actress by hanging out her bra on the balcony clothing.
On the evening of Friday, Samyukta Hegde, with two of her friends visited a park to get their dose of sun and fitness in a public park near Agara lake at HSR layout. The actress said that she was practicing hoola hoops and her other friends were doing their work out when an elderly lady, named as Kavitha Reddy came and abused them for their clothes in the choicest of language. Actress Samyukta Hegde, a Bangalore based actress who is known among Tamil cinema audience for appearing in a recent blockbuster “Comali” attacked by public in a daylight for her clothes.
The Red Chekered Guy must be arrested at earliest…..See the nonsense harrasment that guy does….@BlrCityPolice @CPBlr drug links are been drawn on common ppl and police stands right next to him. #SamyukthaHegde #ThisIsWrong pic.twitter.com/mWgZNpoZxi— Ram (@RamVairamudi) September 5, 2020
“Are you cabaret dancers ?? What sort of clothes you were wearing ? Ash**s !! If you wear such clothes and something happens to you the next time, don’t come crying to anyone” said the elderly lady who abused them more, according to the actress. As soon as the elderly lady started abusing them, 10 boys joined her and threatened her that they would get her name fixed in the ongoing drug scandal.
Then the 10 boys surrounded Samyuktha and her friends and locked them in followed by which the elderly woman charged towards her friend and assaulted her. “I taped all this on camera. We were then for colt taken to the local station and she continued ranting against us. One of the cops thankfully said that we have done nothing wrong and sent us off”. the actress said.
The future of our country reflects on what we do today. We were abused and ridiculed by Kavitha Reddy at Agara Lake@BlrCityPolice @CPBlr— Samyuktha Hegde (@SamyukthaHegde) September 4, 2020
There are witnesses and more video evidence
I request you to look into this#thisisWRONG
Our side of the storyhttps://t.co/xZik1HDYSs pic.twitter.com/MZ8F6CKqjw
The actress who got deeply disturbed by this incident said that she was attacked and abused by the woman for simply wearing workout clothes. “That too in central Bengaluru amidst broad daylight, she attacked us. What wrong did we do to go through this trauma ? It’s high time we questioned such behaviour where people play moral police and torture them without reason. And we hear of such incidents so often. This has got to stop” the actress said.
Watch the video the actress uploaded in Instagram below :
The hashtag “Samyuktha Hegde” trended in twitter with enormous number of tweets supporting the actress. Radio Jockey cum Singer Suchithra who is raising voice for social issues, came up with a strong tweet asking why people are losing their “shit” when they see a woman’s bra.
Suchi further said that she is going to hang out her bras on the balcony clothing line as a sign of protest. Check out her tweet below :
Why do u lose your shit when u see a bra? Men, women, everyone. Im hangin out my bras on the balcony clothing line as a sign of protest. #SamyukthaHegde— Suchitra (@suchi_mirchi) September 5, 2020
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