Stating that a vibrant society would always come together to "fight a wrong", Lekhi urged the documentary 'India's Daughters' attempted to portray this as a weakness.

"A wrong depiction was given about my country... the depiction was given as if we are some rotten society where all girls get raped regularly and we don't have even laws. We don't have an open press that doesn't publish those stories," she added.

The MP was speaking at a function organised here by a CII women's initiative, which hosted Afghanistan's first lady of Afghanistan, Rula Ghani.

"Very recently the entire ban against the documentary was sought to be created as a noise against my country. It was sought to be portrayed that we as a society do not like speaking about such causes, whereas the truth was something very different," she cited.

Lekhi claimed that the documentary makers failed to honour their undertaking to authorities to furnish an unedited version before makig it public and had advanced the date of its release.

" per my country's law you cannot name the victim but the name of the rape victim was disclosed in the documentary," Lekhi said.

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