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Minister MJ Akbar latest to face allegation in #MeToo campaign

Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment in a series of what is known as #MeToo movement in India

The #MeToo campaign has only picked up with the latest in the series to face allegation being the
Union Minister and former editor MJ Akbar.

Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment in a series of what is known as #MeToo movement in India.

However, what is peculiar is that the senior Minister Sushma Swaraj did not respond when she was asked today about any action against the minister.

When confronted with the question, the Foreign Minister just walked on without a word.

MJ Akbar is now believed to be in Nigeria.

A veteran journalist and junior foreign minister, MJ Akbar was named in a tweet by journalist Priya Ramani.

Ramani had first shared her account a year ago when the #MeToo campaign exploded in the US with the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Priya Ramani named him as the editor she had written about in a magazine article in October last year.

More journalists came out with allegations after the tweet.

As per the allegation, he called her to his room, offered her a drink and asked her to sit close to him.

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