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Politicos have different views on this issue of sexual harassment charges against Justice Ganguly
After a dramatic episode of sexual harassment allegations levelled at former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly by a law intern, a political fight has started over the issue. Making the fight more complex, leaders within the BJP are of the different views.

Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj expressed her views on a microblogging site twitter. In her tweet, she demanded the resignation of Ganguly from the position of Chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission.

On the same lines NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that as the investigation is under process, Ganguly should resign. JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that he should be tried like any other accused and the charges against him cannot be judged on the basis of age or position. Meanwhile, CPM leader Mohd Salim said that the probe should carry on but knowing the former judge, one cannot say that such charges are true.

But on the other hand, another leader of the BJP Subrahmaniam Swamy had a different view and countered his own party leader. He tweeted, "If Justice Ganguly resigns at this stage on a mere allegation than any eminent judge who gives an order against the government is a sitting duck," reported nnis.

The intern lawyer had written a blog in which she had charged a former Supreme Court judge for sexually harassing her, while she was working as a interning with him in 2012. The victim has completed her law degree from National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. The inquiry on Justice Ganguly has started just days before Tarun Tejpal's case. As both the cases are almost on the same lines, a national debate is getting ignited on 'men in positions of power violating women in the workplace.'

However Justice Ganguly while over ruling the allegations said that he was shocked and shattered by the allegation. He said that he was a victim of circumstances. He also said that, the intern was like a child to him and added, "I did not force her to come to me, she had dinner with me, she had the liberty to leave. She should have left if she felt uncomfortable. I am a victim of circumstances."

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