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Govt admits AIR staff were harassed.

THE Centre on Wednesday acknowledged at the Delhi High Court that there have been instances of sexual harassment against women radio presenters working with FM Gold channel of All India Radio ( AIR) and corrective action has been taken against the erring people.

Twenty five AIR employees had complained of being sexually harassed and discriminated against in March this year.

In its affidavit filed before the high Court on Wednesday, the Centre submitted that while instances of sexual harassment of the employees had been confirmed by an official inquiry, the government had now taken appropriate action has been taken against the erring persons.

AIR in its affidavit, filed before a bench of Chief Justice N. V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan, denied the allegations against it that Vishakha guidelines have not been implemented by it and said it is alive to its responsibility of ensuring that no act of sexual harassment at work place takes place.

In affidavit to HC, Centre claims to have taken corrective measures

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