The statement comes two days after DCW Chief Swati Maliwal penned a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to set up an investigation committee at the earliest.
Akbar has come under the scanner after several of his former colleagues accused him of sexual misconduct when he held senior editorial positions in a number of media organisations.
Kate alleged that the Bollywood film director molested her by forcefully trying to kiss and hug her.
A final call will be taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tanushree has alleged that Patekar misbehaved with her on the sets of 'Horn Ok Pleasss' in 2008.
The #MeToo movement began a year ago in Hollywood after The New York Times and The New Yorker published several stories about decades-long predation of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
More than half a dozen women journalists have accused Akbar of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour at various stages of his journalistic career.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday claimed his government has worked towards providing security to females working on night shifts and removing problems faced by women.
On Saturday, a CNN journalist accused Akbar of sexual harassment. Earlier, at least five women accused Akbar of sexually harassing them when he was a newspaper editor.
This comes less than a week after Nanda narrated her ordeal on Facebook amidst the ongoing #MeToo movement.
Kamp, currently working with the CNN, told online news portal HuffPost India in an e-mail that Akbar harassed her when she was just 18.
Rahul Johri is the CEO of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) since April 2016.
Akbar has already been accused of sexual assault by other women journalists when he was editor in various publications.
Several opposition parties have demanded the resignation of Akbar, who is the Minister of State for External Affairs.
Women from a wide spectrum of fields are taking to social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to name and shame those who abused or harmed them and demanding justice and stern action.
The truth needs to be told loud and clear in order to bring about the change, said Rahul Gandhi.
Newer names emerged Thursday in the #MeToo movement as actor Saloni Chopra accused director Sajid Khan of sexual harassment while she worked with him as an assistant.
As the #MeToo campaign gained momentum, some women journalists also accused M.J. Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs, of sexually harassing them.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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