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sexual harassment

Calling an unknown woman 'darling' is sexual harassment under Section 354A IPC: Calcutta High Court

Justice Jay Sengupta upheld the conviction of a man who had, in an inebriated condition, asked a lady constable "kya darling, challan karne aayi hai kya?"

The Calcutta High Court on Friday held that calling an unknown woman 'darling' is offensive and a sexually coloured remark under Section 354A(i) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which penalises sexually coloured remarks [Janak Ram vs State of West Bengal].

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