Did not get justice… Woman reached Supreme Court against the Governor of Bengal

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The woman says that she did not get justice because of the constitutional immunity given to the Governor. In her petition, the woman has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the entire matter. Along with this, she has also demanded security for herself and her family.

West Bengal Governor C V Anand Bose

A woman from Raj Bhavan who has accused West Bengal Governor CV Anand Bose of sexual harassment has approached the Supreme Court. The woman employee has filed a petition in the Supreme Court. In this petition, the woman has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the entire matter. The woman says that she did not get justice due to the constitutional immunity given to the Governor.

This woman working on contract in Raj Bhavan has challenged the complete exemption given to governors from criminal cases under Article 361 of the Constitution in the petition. The woman employee has demanded the Supreme Court to make guidelines. The petitioner has demanded compensation from the government for the loss of her reputation. Along with this, she has also demanded security for herself and her family.

The allegation was made on May 2

In this petition, the woman has also demanded to issue instructions to the West Bengal Police to investigate the allegations. On May 2, the woman employee of Raj Bhavan had accused Governor CV Anand Bose of sexual harassment. The woman alleges that she had gone to the Governor on March 24 with a request for a permanent job. Then the Governor misbehaved with her.

There is a lot of uproar in the political corridors of Bengal on the complaint of the temporary female employee of Raj Bhavan. Now she has approached the Supreme Court. In the petition, the woman has also demanded an investigation of the case from the Bengal Police and security for herself and her family.

What is Article 361?

Under Article 361 of the Constitution, no criminal proceedings can be initiated against the Governor during his tenure. This article provides constitutional protection to the President and the Governor in civil and criminal cases as constitutional heads. Its purpose is that the prominent people holding constitutional posts in the state and the country can discharge the responsibilities of their posts without any fear.