“I appreciate that people have come forward and spoken about it. I respect it,” Sindhu said on the sidelines of the Vodafone event, where the telecom company launched a woman-specific service ‘Sakhi’.
Asked if she was aware of any such incident in sports, Sindhu replied, “I don’t know about seniors and coaches. As far as I am concerned, I have been on the sports circuit for years and it has been good and fine with me.”
Reputations, especially in Bollywood, took a beating when people such as Tanushree Dutta and Vinta Nanda named Nana Patekar and Alok Nath for alleged misconduct years ago.
The journalist-turned-politician MJ Akbar, who is a junior foreign minister in the NDA government, was also accused of misconduct by many journalists.
Sindhu’s badminton colleague Jwala Gutta on Tuesday without giving any names, alleged mental harassment by a coach.