New Delhi: Hairstylist Jawed Habib on Tuesday appeared earlier than the Nationwide Fee for Ladies (NCW) in reference to the viral video that confirmed him spitting on a lady’s head whereas styling her hair.
The ladies’s physique, final Friday, issued a summon to Habib to seem earlier than it on January 11.
After the hairstylist appeared earlier than the Fee, he mentioned, “I’ve given my assertion. I’ve given the identical assertion which I gave earlier. It was simply an act. I’ve made a mistake and apologized for a similar. When requested if any motion can be taken towards him in future, he mentioned, ‘let’s see. Will face no matter will occur, however sure I’ve apologized.”
In the meantime, NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma expressed dissatisfaction over the apology and denied that it was a present of “act” including that it was “demeaning” to the lady on whom the demonstration was being given at a workshop in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.
The NCW chairperson mentioned, “Jawed Habib was denying the entire incident. He mentioned he was simply making a noise and he was performing to which we mentioned that performing was itself very demeaning to the lady who was sitting there. Secondly, it was not wanting like performing and he’s a character who’s instructing so many individuals. Perhaps he was not spitting, however others are studying to spit that too throughout COVID days. He apologized and has additionally given his apology in writing”.
When requested if NCW is glad along with his assertion, Sharma mentioned, “No. We now have already written to the police that they need to examine. They’ve to speak to the lady whether or not he spat or not. So, the FIR is already there. They are going to pursue it and we may even pursue it with the police and see what comes out of that investigation”.
A viral video of Jawed Habib sparked controversy on Thursday through which the favored hairstylist was seen utilizing his spit to fashion a lady’s hair throughout a workshop. The video, which did the rounds on numerous social media platforms, was from a coaching seminar organized by Habib for hairstylists on January 3 in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.
After the video gained virality, the lady within the video got here ahead to recount the unhealthy expertise.
She mentioned, “My identify is Pooja Gupta. I run a parlor named Vanshika magnificence parlor and am a resident of Baraut. Yesterday I attended a workshop of Jawed Habib sir. There he invited me on the stage to present me a haircut and he misbehaved. He mentioned if there isn’t a water, you possibly can spit. It might be higher if I had gone to my streetside barber and get a haircut, reasonably than going to Habib.”