21:47 GMT09 May 2021
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    A selfie taken by a member of the Rajasthan State Commission for Women with a rape victim has snowballed into a controversy. Now the chairperson of the commission has sought a written explanation from the member.

    Selfie woes have taken their toll in India as a photo taken by Somya Gurjar, a member of the Rajasthan State Commission for Women, with a rape victim has landed her in hot water.

    The selfie was taken when she along with the Chairperson of the Rajasthan State Commission for Women, Suman Sharma, went to meet the victim at a women’s police station in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan.

    The matter came to light when the pictures went viral on social media.

    Sharma has sought an explanation from Gurjar.

    Interestingly, Chairperson Suman Sharma is also seen in the selfie along with Gurjar.

    “I was talking to the victim when the member of the commission clicked these selfies. I am not aware when she clicked. I do not favor such act and has sought a written explanation from her,” Suman Sharma told reporters when she was asked that selfie was taken in front of him.

    Gurjar’s seflie then went viral.

    The rape victim was a 30 year old woman from the Alwar district of Rajasthan, who was allegedly raped by her husband and his relatives and then also tattooed expletives on her forehead for not giving dowry.

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