‘THE THUNDERCLOUDS’ BRING TWO MORE MAILS
Two more emails were leaked to the media on Wednesday in the ongoing letter war between Tarun Tejpal and his former junior who had claimed she was sexually assaulted by him. Excerpts:
WHAT TEJPAL SAID: The context that ill-fated evening, of our conversation, as you will recall, was heavily loaded. We were playfully and flirtatiously talking about desire, sex; you were telling me the Bob Geldof story in graphic detail, and about RR [the woman’s n’s male friend], and the near-impossibility ibility of fidelity; and of the aftermath h of meeting me one stormy evening in my office when I was sitting watching the thunderclouds.
WHAT SHE SAID: The conversation from that night was not “heavily loaded” or “flirtatious” – you were talking about “sex” or “desire” because that is what you usually choose speak to me about, unfortunately, never my work, which if you had had occasion to read, you might not have attempted to sexually molest me, and certainly would have known that there was no way that I would stay silent about it and just vanish. There was no “aftermath” of that evening with the
“thunderclouds”… (We are withholding some names to protect their identities). HT tried to contact Tejpal and the survivor
but did not get a response
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