Scholar activist Shehla Rashid speaks to a pupil gathering in entrance of Admin Constructing in New Delhi on Friday, February 26, 2016. (Picture by Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Occasions)
Shehla Rashid, pupil activist and the previous college students’ union chief of Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNU), on Monday denied her estranged father’s costs that she is concerned in anti-national actions. Abdul Rashid Shora, in a letter to Jammu and Kashmir police chief, had additionally claimed there’s a risk to his life from Shehla, her sister Asma and his spouse Zubeda Shora in addition to her safety guard, in line with reviews.
Shehla rubbished these allegations and has as an alternative accused her father of home violence. “Lots of you have to have come throughout a video of my organic father making wild allegations towards me and my mum & sis. To maintain it brief and straight, he’s a wife-beater and an abusive, wicked man. We lastly determined to behave towards him, and this stunt is a response to that,” Shehla tweeted, posting a three-page letter.
In a sequence of tweets, Shehla talked about her father. She stated that the was not a political matter, “because it has been happening ever since I got here to senses” and in addition tweeted a letter to him from the mohalla committee in 2005 asking him to not abuse them.
“He had by no means, in his wildest goals, imagined that his obedient spouse and timid daughters would ever communicate up towards him. Since he was restrained from getting into house by the Hon’ble Court docket, he’s attempting to derail the judicial course of by resorting to low-cost stunts,” she stated in one of many tweets.
“One could discuss endlessly about justice, however charity actually does start at house. We now have lastly determined to not bear abuse silently, as silence solely emboldens abusers. Right here’s the courtroom order restraining him from getting into house dated 17-11-2020. Something he says is an afterthought,” she added in her final tweet.
Rashid has additionally demanded a probe towards the non-government organisations (NGOs) run by Shehla and accused her of getting accepting cash to hitch politics within the Kashmir valley, a cost denied by her.