SC lawyer Runa Bhuyan, who found his act objectionable, has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights against Papon.
Singer-composer Papon ‘s Holi celebration with the contestants of a music reality show he is judging has led to a harassment complaint. He has been charged with “inappropriately kissing” a minor.
The video that has gone viral. Papon is in frame applying color to a contestant’s face and planting a kiss on her lips. This incident stunned the minor.
Supreme Court lawyer Runa Bhuyan has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights against Papon under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act saying that the singer has “committed sexual assault”.
Papon is currently one of the judges on Voice India Kids along with singers Shaan and Himmesh Reshammiya. On Tuesday, he went live on his Facebook page. After a rendition of Holi staple Rang Barse, he approaches the girl, smears color on her face and kisses her.
She also made suggestions for the guidelines to improve. This is to protect children from “such assaults” in reality shows.