On Monday, Bollywood actor Payal Ghosh joined Union minister Ramdas Athavale-led Republican Party of India (RPI).
According to news agency ANI, Payal Ghosh has been named as the vice president of women’s wing of RPI (A). Welcoming the actor into the party, Ramdas Athawale said, “I thank her for joining the party and I welcome her.”
Payal Ghosh was recently in news after she accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment. Throughout this matter, Athawale has been supporting Ghosh and had even taken her to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari demanding justice for her.
While speaking at Payal’s induction event ,“The RPI always stands with the victims of injustice. I have been getting calls from West Bengal demanding justice for Ghosh.” “I asked Payal whether she is willing to join RPI, she expressed her readiness for the same,” said Athawale.