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Indian software giant Tech Mahindra fires diversity officer ‘who mocked gay people'

Last week, Gaurav Probir Pramanik,  (twitter: @gauravpramanik ‏)  who has faced bullying since childhood because of his sexual orientation, took to Twitter on Tuesday to talk about how he was mocked even at the workplace, while for Tech Mahindra in 2015.

Gaurav had tweeted,
As promised, I wrote an email to my then boss at a Mahindra company I used to work with. She was a bigot and I suffered in her hands, I hence called her out. pic.twitter.com/4uHev8MY7G — GauravProbirPramanik (@gauravpramanik) September 9, 2018
Acting on a public outburst of harassment faced by a former Tech Mahindra confirmed that it sacked its training lead Richa Gautam.
@gauravpramanik,arising out of an investigation carried out in the matter,the concerned employee has been separated from the employment of the company with immediate effect. At Tech Mahindra,we believe in diversity & inclusion & condemn discrimination of any kind in the workplace — Tech Mahindra (@tech_mahindra) September 15, 2018 Reacting…