One more senior journalist quits Tehelka

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One more senior journalist quits Tehelka
New Delhi, Nov 26: One more journalist has resigned from Tehelka, in protest over the way the organisation has been handling the sexual assault case filed by a woman journalist against its former editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.

Tehelka's senior editor Rana Ayyub resigned from her post on Tuesday. Last week, Shougat Dasgupta, Ayesha Siddiqa, Jay Mazoomdaar and Revati Laul had resigned from the organisation.

Rana Ayyub was one of the journalists who had expressed on twitter her solidarity towards the organisational values of Tehelka, while maintaining support for the victim. "Institution and its iconic investigative work above individuals", she tweeted on November 23.

The woman journalist who was allegedly assaulted by Tejpal during Thinkfest event in Goa submitted her resignation on Monday On Monday, alleging "tactics of intimidation, character assassination and slander". She alleged that Tehelka had failed her.

Oneindia News

(With agency inputs)

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