A 24-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh‘s Gwalior city has claimed his wife left him because of his dark complexion and also filed a harassment complaint against him.

The police have called both of them for counselling on Saturday before initiating any action in the matter.

Talking to reporters on Wednesday, the man, resident of Vicky Factory area in the city, said he got married about 14 months back.

Soon after the marriage, his wife started troubling him and kept taunting him because of his dark complexion, he claimed.

His wife gave birth to a girl about a month ago, he said.