New Delhi, 21 November: Singer Neha Bhasin has sexually abused her many times in her life. In an interview with IANS The “Dil Dion Gallon” singer opened up about sexual abuse as a child. She revealed that she was molested at the age of 10 during a visit to Haridwar. #MeToo: Singer Neha Bhasin has allotted Indian Idol judge Anu Malik a ‘Predator’ when she made a move at the age of 21.
“I was 10 years old. I was in Haridwar, one of the religious places in India. My mother was standing some distance away from me. Suddenly, a person came and pressed her finger inside my s **. I was shocked. I just Ran. Then, a few years later, a man grabbed my breasts in a hall. I remember these incidents clearly. I used to think that this was my fault. Now, people have come on social media and Has started abusing others. “- Neha said that mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually – I consider it faceless terrorism.
Talking of cyber bullying, Neha recalled online threats from fans of a popular K-pop band. “It all started when I shared my point in support of another singer. I had not passed any derogatory remarks to the K-pop band. I only said that I was a huge fan of that particular band I am not and since. I have been trolled. From rape threats to death threats, I have seen it all. I am no longer silent. I also filed a police complaint.
Such experiences prompted Neha to come up with a song called “Kahe Re Phir Se”, which is against cyber bullying. The track aims to highlight issues such as slut-shaming, sexism, cyber bullying and confining women to society’s conservative standards. “One should not tolerate anything wrong. One should raise voice against wrongdoings. Don’t ignore, just call,” Neeraj said.
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