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Taapsee Pannu on Chhattisgarh HC judgement 'forced sex in marriage is not rape', "Bas ab yehi sunna baaki tha"

Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has been very vocal about the issues affecting the nation. She strongly reacted to Chhattisgarh HC judgement 'forced sex in marriage is not rape'

Taapsee Pannu on Chhattisgarh HC judgement 'forced sex in marriage is not rape', "Bas ab yehi sunna baaki tha"
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Bangalore, First Published Aug 27, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

Yesterday, Chhattisgarh High Court acquitted a 37-years-old man accused of marital rape. The court reportedly ruled that sexual intercourse or any sexual activity by a man with his legally wedded woman who is not under 18 is not considered rape, even if it is against a woman's wish or forced. 

As soon as the Chattisgarh High Court passed the judgment, many social media users and celebrities started reacting. Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu, who has always shared her opinions and views, also reacted to judgement over a case of marital rape.

Taapsee retweeted a news clip from a TV channel on the same on Twitter and wrote, "Bas ab yehi sunna baaki tha (This was all that was left to hear)." 

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra also wrote, "The sickness I feel reading this #India, is beyond anything I can write here."  This judgement has created a row on social media.

Earlier, Taapsee had also given out a strong reaction to the Supreme Court's statement saying an accused would marry the minor girl he alleged raped. To which the actress had tweeted, "Did someone ask the girl this question ? If she wants to marry her rapist !!!??? Is that a question !!!??? This is the solution or a punishment ? Plain simple DISGUST!" 

Taapsee Pannu is currently working on her first project as a producer titled Blurr. It also stars Gulshan Devaiah. She also has many films in the pipeline like Looop Lapeta's co-starring Tahir Raj Bhasin and Anurag Kashyap's Dobaaraa. 

Taapsee also has Rashmi Rocket and Shabhash Mithu in her kitty. The actress was last seen in Netflix's Haseen Dillruba where critics and audiences loved her. Taapsee and her co-star the fans much appreciated Vikrant Massey's performance.
 

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