"I apologise and I respect women," says S Ve Shekar in defence to abusive tweet posted earlier
After the Tamil Nadu governor was embroiled in controversy for patting a woman journalist, BJP leader S. Ve. Shekar put a tweet abusing women journalists and slamming various allegations on them. Following this, journalists in Tamil Nadu began to protest against the leader for making this statement, after which Shekar has now made a public apology, claiming that the tweet was a forwarded message he had received and posted accidentally without reading. Watch this video on Asianet Newsable to see what the leader had to say in his apology.