A small-time Telugu filmmaker Daniel Shravan had stoked a massive controversy recently with his outrageous and filthy comments over rapes and crimes against women.
Commenting over the recent incident of brutal rape and murder of a Hyderabad-based veterinarian that has created furore all over the country, Daniel had written on a Facebook post that rapes happen only due to unsatisfied sexual desires of men and women ‘should cooperate with their rapists’ so they are not murdered. He had also called for ‘legalised rapes’ and stated that rapists think of killing the women only because of the fear of punishment.
Shravan had also advised women to ‘carry condoms’ instead of calling 100 number. “If these adamant bitches didn’t consent to the proposal made by the rapists, they will have no other way but to rape them”.
Shravan’s sick comments had created a massive outrage on social media. When a Facebook user had asked whether he would give the same advice to the women in his own family, Shravan had reportedly replied in the affirmative.
Following the controversy, a women’s group named ‘Narisena’ had reportedly approached Shravan’s family and talked to his mother.
In a YouTube video uploaded, the women from the group has met with a lady, reportedly Daniel’s mother, and have made her aware about her son’s perverse comments on the social media regarding heinous crimes like rape and murder.
When the lady stated that she is not aware of any comments made by her son on social media, the group informs her about the context and content of Daniel’s comments.
The group explains to the lady how Daniel’s comments have created a furore on social media and how he has attempted to blame rape victims in the worst possible manner.
The group then told the lady that her son has asked women, in general, to forget calling the 100 number for police help and carry condoms with them instead to ‘cooperate’ with rapists. Addressing Shravan, the group enquired whether he wants them to give some condoms for his mother to carry around.
After hearing about Shravan’s comments, the lady stated that she is shocked to hear his statements and expressed sadness at his behaviour. She stated that Shravan’s comments have made her feel ashamed. Addressing Shravan, she added that he should never have made such statements regarding any woman.
The lady then asked Shravan to apologise to all women with folded hands and seek forgiveness.
It is notable here that after his comments created a massive controversy and social media users started demanding action on Shravan, he had deleted the comments and had shared a statement that the statements were not his opinion but rather a villain’s dialogues from one of his upcoming projects.
The brutal murder of the 27-year-old veterinarian, named as ‘Disha’ in the police cases as Indian law prevents disclosure of the real name of the rape victim, had brought to the fore many such shameful and perverse comments from many individuals, exposing their mindset. Recently, the Cyber Crime cell of the Hyderabad police had arrested a 22-year-old man for sharing obscene posts regarding the victim.