Jaipur, Sep 11: In another shocking incident, Rajasthan chief secretary Om Prakash Meena’s daughter Geetanjali Singh, who is now 31 has accused him of sexually harassing her. Wife of Rajasthan Chief Secretary OP Meena, Geeta Singhdeo, in conversation with the media said that her daughter Geetanjali was sexually abused when she was 13 years old. Geeta also made public all the documents detailing the torture she and her daughter had to undergo from OP Meena and his family members.Also Read - Punjab Bans Manufacturing, Sale of Firecrackers Ahead of Diwali; Issues New Timing For Green Crackers | Details Here
Their daughter, Geetanjali Singh has filed a separate case seeking maintenance from Meena on April 21 this year in the high court in support of her mother of in a case of violence and cruelty against her by OP Meena accused her father of sexual harassment and accused her father as a wife beater and child abuser. Also Read - REET 2021 Answer Key Out at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in; Know How to Raise Objection
Om Prakash Meena’s estranged wife Singhdeo, is a Rajasthan Administrative Services officer and posted as Additional Director, Public Services. It is reported that Meena and Geeta have been living apart for the past two years. It was also reported that Om Prakash Meena’s family members abused Geeta for not giving birth to a son and not giving divorce to him for a second marriage.(ALSO READ: Former scientist arrested for sexually abusing ‘adopted’ girls) Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: After Centre, These States Have Also Increased Dearness Allowance of Their Employees | Full List Here
Geetanjali who now studies in London was quoted by TOI saying, “My father always treated me as a burden and for every single rupee he spent on me, he has abused me and mistreated me physically. My father molested me when I was 13 years old. I am so ashamed to say that he used to come in to my room and touch me at wrong places. He used to put his hand under my skirt and inside my shirt. My father used to kiss me lips and press my chest against his own many times.”(ALSO READ: Shillong: Research scholar sexually harassed by North Eastern Hill University professor)
Geetanjali has given permission for the email, that she sent in April, to be used as her official statement in court against her father. Her mother said she was forced to make the email public because the investigation in the case was not going anywhere. In her statement, Geetanjali further said that the police never bothered to register case and investigate the matter because of her father’s influence amongst the Police administration. She alleged that police always tried for a compromise and argued in favour of her father. O P Meena said his wife and daughter had filed many cases against him in courts and at state women’s commission. In two cases they were defeated in courts, he was quoted by TOI.
Geetanjali said she had gone through this obscene treatment for two years not knowing what to do and who to tell except to cry at night. “My human dignity, self-respect, mind and soul has been scarred for life because to this man,” she alleged. This issue came into limelight as Geetanjali finally gathered courage and spoke to her mother of the sexual abuse of her father.