Last year, music composer Anu Malik was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. Consequently, he was removed as a judge from season 10 of the reality show Indian Idol. 

Music composer Anu Malik
Source: Dawn

However, for the current season of Indian Idol, Anu Malik was reinstated as a judge. And now, singer Sona Mohapatra has called out Sony Pictures International, India and media for reinstating Anu Malik. 

Singer Sona Mohapatra
Source: Indian Express

In an open letter, Sona Mohapatra stated all the instances raised against Anu Malik and questioned what such reinstatement says about the Indian society.

It takes only a Nirbhaya level tragedy for India to wake up?... A year later, a sexual predator like Anu is back as judge on National TV. What does this say about us as a society? Would Sony dare do this in the USA on American Idol? No. 
Anu Malik, Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani
Source: IndiaTVNews

She also called out Anu Malik's co-judge on the show, Vishal Dadlani, for continuing to work with Anu Malik, despite the allegations. 

Indian Idol Judges
Source: YouTube

Singer Neha Bhasin also supported Sona, while sharing what she experienced when working with Anu Malik. 

Twitter was quick to offer support to Sona and agree with her statements: 

You can read the complete letter here: 

Anu Malik or Sony Media is yet to respond to the open letter.