Hindu women activists Matri Shakti and Durga Vahini demand arrest of Tarun Tejpal

Tarun Tejpal

Women activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad today staged protest at Jantar Mantar here demanding arrest of Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague.

The protest, held by Matri Shakti and Durga Vahini—the women’s wings of the VHP questioned the “silence” of politicians on the issue.

The women’s groups also submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee, seeking immediate arrest of the senior journalist.

“Why are high-profile people like Tejpal and his associates are being protected and political circle is silent on the issue,” said Sanjana Chaudhary, state head of Durga Vahini.

 Source: Outlook India