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PREITY ZINTA EXPLAINS 'WOMEN POWER' IN FB

M J Akbar

Preity Zinta
Image Courtesy : India Today

Priety Zinta the Bollywood actress who is in a legal row with her former boyfriend and business partner Ness Wadia, is under attack by a section of the media for creating a hullabaloo for a 'trivial issue as being shouted upon by the man' she was once in a relationship with.

Here is Priety's explanation through her facebook page on why she created the 'noise'. The Indian Minority considers Priety a social minority as a woman who usually gets excluded and denied equal rights when it comes to being abused by a man in our society.

Here is her point:

WOMAN POWER - If only a mother had corrected her son, when she saw what he was becoming, and not ignore it; If only the journalist had not said - "Why is she making a big deal of an incident that is not rape or murder;" If only the girlfriend had walked out when she saw the first sign of abuse; If only the female voter, made a note of an insensitive politician's attitude towards women and made sure he never got elected again; If only other women didn't dilute the seriousness of the offence by calling it Jealousy; If only the reporter did not write an article to bring down any woman or her character only because she had the guts to report it and stand up for herself IF ONLY !! ..

Police investigation is on so i would humbly request people to have a little patience and wait for all the facts to come out. This is not a frivolous or immature complaint to the police. I have never lied in the past and do not lie when it suits me or is convenient. I am a responsible citizen of this country and my only fault is that I am a woman, who reached a breaking point after constantly being abused, threatened & humiliated at work by someone who once was very dear to me.

Violence and aggression against women is wrong, yet people try to point fingers at the woman who comes out with it trying to make her sound frivolous and with ulterior motive. My only motive is to fight for myself and this fight is not against any family but an individual. If the media found out about my complaint, and it became a big deal what can I do about it? Did I call for a press conference? NO I did not. I actually asked people and the media to respect my privacy.

Posted on July 02, 2014




--- The Indian Minority