Sona Mohapatra files petition, urges Delhi govt to cancel Kailash Kher's show at Mayur Utsav

Indo-Asian News Service

Dec 15, 2018 11:01:01 IST

Mumbai: Singer Sona Mohapatra, who had accused Kailash Kher of inappropriate behaviour, has demanded the 'Teri deewani' singer's withdrawal from Delhi government's Mayur Utsav.

 Sona Mohapatra files petition, urges Delhi govt to cancel Kailash Khers show at Mayur Utsav

Sona Mohapatra (left), Kailash Kher. Images via Twitter

Sona has started a petition #WhyKailashKher, to garner support.

"I am shocked to learn that Kailash Kher has been asked to headline a performance at the Delhi Government's Mayur Utsav that begins today," she has penned in the petition.

Sona has urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to cancel Kailash's participation, thereby extending support to the #MeToo movement.

She retweeted:


In another tweet, she wrote:

Kailash is looking forward to his performance on Sunday at the fest, organised by Sahitya Kala Parishad, the cultural wing of the Delhi government.

In an email interview to IANS, he has said it would be nostalgic and emotional for him to sing for his people on his "homeground" of Delhi's Mayur Vihar, which he calls the land of his elders.

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Updated Date: Dec 15, 2018 11:03:43 IST