#MeToo: Jwala Gutta Opens Up On Mental Harassment

The Indian #MeToo movement has begun with prominent names from showbiz to journalists and now sports field coming up. The badminton player Jwala Gutta has shared her #MeToo movement opening up on the mental harassment she has been subjected at the time of selection procedures calling it bias and prejudice. The former world championships bronze-medallist in women’s doubles posted her ordeal on Twitter.

Jwala Gutta Shares Her #MeToo

A former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist said, “Since 2006, since this person became the chief, he threw me out of national team inspite of me being a national champion. The latest was when I returned from Rio. I was out of national team again. One of the reasons I stopped playing! Since 2006…till 2016…have been thrown out of the team again and again and again..inspite of my performances…2009 I was back in the team when I was world no.9.,” she said.

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