Sambalpur Collector Mrinalini Darswal has petitioned the State Commission for Women (SCW) seeking an inquiry into the April 23 incident of ‘manhandling’.
The Commission received a five-page petition from Darswal in which the collector has narrated how she was ‘manhandled’ and ‘abused’ while trying to intervene in a law and order situation. A copy of her petition has also been submitted to the National Commission for Women.
Chairperson of the SCW Dr Jyoti Panigrahi acknowledged receipt of the petition and said she will inquire into it on April 29. “After inquiry, I will recommend actions,” she said.