South Delhi’s restaurant apologises for anti-women message

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The south Delhi’s restaurant, whose anti-women message on a chalkboard outside its premises on Saturday had caused huge social media backlash has now apologised.

After first reported by jantakareporter.comone of the owners of the restaurant, Sharad Madan, responded to a post on a private Facebook group for foodies to apologise for the sign.

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According to The Hindu, Madan said that the restaurant frequently used “quirky one-liners,” adding that was without understanding what the consequences would be.

He wrote, “We respect women and that is evident in our policy where we ensure our team has more of women as compared to men. Our head chef and co founder is a woman and a mother figure to all of us(sic).”

Based in south Delhi’s posh Hauz Khas Village, Imperfecto had caused huge outrage by its perceived misogynistic message displayed outside the pub.

A chalkborad message outside its premises had said, ” We don’t serve women, you must bring own..”

The message had gone viral with activists slamming the pub owners for the ‘shameful’ message used for women.

Activist Kavita Krishnan had written, “This is a board outside Imperfecto Hauz Khas Village. Shameful. We cannot let them get away with this. Sprawling businesses doesn’t mean you can say whatever the hell you want. Women don’t want you. Neither do men. ‪#‎boycottimperfecto‬. Please share this widely.”

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