#MeToo Allegation Against Riyas Khomu Serious; says KMB official | Mathrubhumi News
- تم نشره في 2018/10/18
- Kochi: Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) president Boss Krishnamachari stated that the sexual harassment allegations raised against popular artist and Biennale committee secretary Riyas Komu is considered as a serious one. He declared that a meeting of Biennale committee will be summoned on Friday to discuss the issue. Meanwhile, he noted that an immediate action should not be taken against him. A woman artist has alleged that Riyas Komu sexually harassed her at Kochi. She made the revelation as part of #MeToo movement through an anonymous instagram account. She revealed that she got acquainted with Riyas at Mumbai and later he invited her to Kochi to discuss a project. She alleged that Riyas misbehaved with her at a hotel in Kochi. Such a serious allegation is raised against one of the co-founder of Biennale when the preparations are underway for the next edition of Biennale in Kochi. Bose Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu launched Kochi Biennale in 2012.