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India "Good She Was Killed": Banker Loses Job After Comment On Kathua Rape Case

04:55  14 april  2018
04:55  14 april  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

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He was sacked on Friday evening after protest on social media. At a time when India is horrified with rape and murders, a private bank in Kerala was forced to sack its Kotak Mahindra Bank has sacked its Kochi branch Assistant Manager Vishnu Nandakumar, for hate comments on social media.

It's not clear when the comment was posted, however, the post was widely shared and the bank 's social media page was flooded with demands for the assistant manger to be sacked. Twitter was also flooded with demands for dismissing the manager with hashtag #Dismiss_your_manager trending.

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Kotak Mahindra Bank has sacked its Kochi branch Assistant Manager Vishnu Nandakumar, for hate comments on social media. 

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Vishnu, referring to the 8-year-old girl had said on Facebook that it was "good that she was killed at this age itself. Else, she would have grown up and returned throwing bombs in India". It's not clear when the comment was posted, however, the post was widely shared and the bank's Facebook page was flooded with demands for the manger to be sacked.

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Due to the Kathua rape case and Unnao rape case incidents coming to the limelight in the national discourse at the same time, joint protests for both the incidents were carried out together in various parts of the country ^ " Good she was killed , says Kerala man of Kathua rape victim; case filed".

" Good She Was Killed ": Banker Loses Job After Comment On Kathua Rape Case .

Twitter was also flooded with demands for dismissing the manager with hashtag #Dismiss_your_manager trending.

  

On Friday evening, Kotak Mahindra Bank in a statement said that it has terminated the services of Vishnu. "We have terminated Vishnu Nandakumar from the services of the bank on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 for poor performance. It is extremely disheartening to see such comments being made in the aftermath of such tragedy by anyone including an ex-employee. We strongly condemn this statement."

Vishnu comes from a family of RSS, BJP leaders in Kerala. He has deleted his Facebook account since the controversy.

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