Recently a video of a girl slapping a cab driver at the Awadh crossing in Lucknow went viral. Following this, the internet reacted to the incident and debated whether her actions were justified or not.
In the video, the girl is seen slapping the cab driver multiple times, breaking his phone and also thrashing a person who stepped in between to defend him. Apparently, she claimed that the driver's car had hit her.
The video was first posted by Twitter user Megh Updates. And it has sparked fury among many people who thought her rage was out of line. People are seen questioning whether gender has a role to play in the situation. Asking if this sort of physical abuse would be deemed acceptable if the roles were reversed.
Viral Video: A Girl Continuously Beating a Man (Driver of Car) at Awadh Crossing, Lucknow, UP and allegedly Damaging his Phone inspite of him asking for Reason pic.twitter.com/mMH7BE0wu1— Megh Updates 🚨 (@MeghUpdates) July 31, 2021
Ultimately, a police complaint was filed against the cab driver. The incident has prompted the hashtag 'Arrest Lucknow Girl' to start trending too.
Even the Person who came to Save the Cab Driver was Assaulted in these undated Viral Videos.— Megh Updates 🚨 (@MeghUpdates) July 31, 2021
She can be heard saying the Car Hit her pic.twitter.com/CXuUoBaLUj
No one gives you the right to do this its a clear physical assault, UP police should take action against that girl #arrestlucknowgirl #UPGovt #UPPolice #lucknowTrafficpolice #NarendraModi #justice #equality pic.twitter.com/0oS2pSz1zA— Sajal Vaishnav (@VaishnavSajal1) August 1, 2021
#ArrestLucknowGirl— DEVENDRA SHARMA 🇮🇳 (@Devendr00707472) August 2, 2021
Viral Video: A Girl Continuously Beating a Man (Driver of Car) at Awadh Crossing, Lucknow, UP and allegedly Damaging his Phone inspite of him asking for Reason pic.twitter.com/DBayzDgEQE
Here is the complete video .she even slap the middle man who came for help that man only because she is female police only give her warning and let her go...who will pay for his phone and side mirror that guy not even slap her but she slap her 18 times in a row#ArrestLucknowGirl pic.twitter.com/qIAa1Z9erI— Shailesh (@live_shailesh) August 2, 2021
While there's a lot of debate around the incident, we don't know what really happened, so further updates are awaited.