A younger woman from Arunachal Pradesh alleged that she was the goal of a racial assault in Hyderabad. Leemi Keche has alleged that whereas she was on her solution to buy medication within the metropolis’s posh Banjara Hills space, at the very least a dozen random folks referred to as her ‘Coronavirus’.
Leemi who got here to Hyderabad for research some eight years in the past now works with a media home and needed to face this traumatic expertise at a time when India is observing an unprecedented three-week-long nationwide lockdown.
Taking to social media to relate her ordeal, Leemi wrote, “In the wake of coronavirus what fears me essentially the most isn’t the pandemic however these sort of racist folks. The Northeastners should not simply combating the virus however the lethal virus in any such folks’s thoughts.”
When contacted, Leemi shared her expertise and expressed hope that the police will guarantee the protection and safety of numerous folks from the north-eastern a part of the nation residing in Hyderabad metropolis.
She has additionally determined to file movies if subsequent time folks harass her with racist slurs and even requested ”What different racial names are saved for us in future??”