NCW calls to staff, saree controversary at Soth Delhi restaurant
The woman declared that she was denied entry to the posh restaurant for wearing a saree.
The NCW asked the Delhi Police chief to probe the incident, while writing to Aquila’s director to emerge before it on 28th September with supporting documents band an explanation. The National Commission for Women has taken notice of an alleged incident where a woman was denied entry at a restaurant in South Delhi’s Ansal Plaza as she was in a saree. The NCW asked the Delhi Police chief to investigate this incident while writing to Aquila’s director to appear before it with documents and explanation on 28th September.
The restaurant’s dress code policy for guests permits only smart casuals and according to the eatery, saree does not fall under smart casuals, said the NCW. The woman posted a video on social media of the 19th September incident saying that Saree is not allowed in this restaurant as Indian saree is not considered a smart outfit.