Orissa speaker offers to quit after sexual harassment charge

March 31st, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin  

Bhubaneswar, March 31(IANS) Orissa Speaker Maheswar Mohanty Monday offered to resign after a women employee of the state’s legislative assembly accused him of sexual harassment. Gayatri Panda, 29, a woman marshal of Orissa’s legislative assembly, had last Thursday filed a police complaint against Mohanty. On Saturday, police registered a criminal case against the speaker.

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