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Tata ends ties with firm run by Suhel Seth

Suhel Seth  has been accused of sexual misconduct

Tata Sons Ltd on Monday said it will stop working with Counselage, a marketing firm run by media personality Suhel Seth who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

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The announcement comes as the global #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault gained a surge in momentum in India this month as women across media, entertainment and other industries made allegations against dozens of prominent men.

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Seth has not spoken publicly since denying the first accusation made on Oct. 9 from an anonymous woman who said he sent inappropriate messages when she was 17 years old.

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“Counselage’s contract with Tata Sons will end on November 30, 2018,” the salt-to-software conglomerate said in a one-line statement. It declined to comment further.

A person familiar with the matter told Reuters that Tata ended its relationship with the branding, marketing and consulting services firm because of the allegations against Seth.