Filmmaker forced to leave Tamil Nadu due to rape threats

Divya Bharathi is an activist and documentary filmmaker from the state of Tamil Nadu. She is the maker of the documentary film 'Kakkoos' and has been receiving harassment due to it. Caste groups upset with her documentary threatened Divya Bharathi with rape and acid attacks and she has been forced to leave Tamil Nadu.'Kakkoos' is a short film about the life of people who do menial work like manual scavenging. Divya claims that she is being targeted by other caste people for her documentary. She has reportedly not received any help from the police and had to leave Tamil Nadu for her safety.

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