Actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar on Monday called on Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and urged him to take stern action on those involved in crimes against women.
Speaking to reporters, she said, “We requested the honorable to form Mahila Court in every district and ensure a proper verdict should be announced within six months.”
She later posted on Twitter: ““Met the Honourable CM n handed over #SaveShakti petition.He has promised to look into the matter immediately n do the needful #WomensRights”.
During her meeting with CM, the actress handed over the Save Sakthi petition signed by more than 60,000 people and urged the Chief Minister to take swift action women harassment cases.
Daughter of actor-politician R Sarathkumar, Varalaxmi recently started ‘Save Shakti’ campaign for women. Before doing so, she alleged that she faced harassment from a top official of a TV channel.
“If it is happening to someone like me who is not an outsider, there may be many more women who are keeping quiet out of fear of losing work or being boycotted,” she said.