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#MeToo: Journalist CP Surendran steps down as director of literary fest after harassment allegations

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New Delhi, Nov 16: After more than nine women stepped forward to accuse him of sexual harassment and misconduct during the ongoing #MeTooIndia movement, Writer and journalist CP Surendran has stepped down from his position on the board of directors of the Matrubhumi International Festival of Letters.

#MeToo: Journalist CP Surendran steps down as director of literary fest after harassment allegations

The development was reported as several individuals, including the writer Nilanjana S Roy, questioned why Surendran was being allowed to continue associating with the festival in light of the allegations against him.

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Surendran was among several journalists, media professionals, actors, writers and corporate executives who were accused of sexual harassment in the #MeToo campaign in India last month.

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