Over #MeToo Allegations, Tata Motors Sends Executive On Leave

Over #MeToo Allegations, Tata Motors Sends Executive On Leave

Over #MeToo Allegations, Tata Motors Sends Executive On Leave 

New Delhi: The chief of Tata Motors Ltd's corporate communications was sent on leave after being accussed of inappropriate behavior with female employees, as the global #MeToo movement hit the Indian corporate world after first shaking up Bollywood and some local media houses.

The Jaguar Land Rover's Indian owner, took to twitter to say that it has asked Suresh Rangarajan "to proceed on leave in order to allow for an objective enquiry to be completed as swiftly as possible." Rangarajan declined to comment.

An Indian journalist posted screenshots on Thursday had posted screenshots on her Twitter account of allegations against the Tata executive, leading to the move by the automaker.

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The ongoing MeToo campaign has named some of the most prominent men in India are facing accusations of harassment, with the microblogging site being used to allege instances of wrongdoing by men in entertainment, politics and media.

The Company's HR department said that Tata Motors has always "striven to ensure a respectful and safe workplace for everyone." "Any allegations are investigated and appropriate action is taken immediately." As per the post, the matter is being probed by an internal panel set up as per law.

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