Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Political rhetoric hits new low with `sexist` remarks

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oi-Deepika S

New Delhi, Apr 17: There isn’t any dearth of situations whereby ladies have been ridiculed for voicing their opinions, their ethical excellence was questioned and vitriolic statements have been aimed toward disusing their contribution to the society.

The sexist jibe utilized by senior Samajwadi Get together (SP) chief Azam Khan in opposition to Jaya Prada the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) candidate from Rampur has triggered a political uproar as girl politicians have joined fingers to demand motion in opposition to the controversial chief.

The controversial remarks hit a brand new low within the political discourse in Uttar Pradesh the place feedback like ‘skirt wali bai’ (the maid who wears skirts) and ‘Pappu ki pappi’ (in opposition to Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi) and ‘day by day facial’ feedback (in opposition to BSP president Mayawati) have already shocked many.

Right here we check out the outrageous remarks made by the folks’s representatives:

Jaya Prada

Standard Samajwadi Get together member Azam Khan has grow to be part of an affordable controversy and an unpleasant information as he had made very nasty and distasteful assertion and derogatory feedback on yesteryear actress and BJP Rampur MP candidate Jaya Prada.

At a public rally with, Azam Khan commented on Jaya Prada’s affiliation with the RSS and mentioned, “What is the difference between you and me? People of Rampur, people of Uttar Pradesh and the people of India. It took you 17 years to understand her true face. But I realised in 17 days… that she wears khakhi underwear.”
Jaya Prada expressed anguish over the language utilized by her rival SP candidate however mentioned assaults in opposition to her weren’t new.

Priyanka Gandhi

BJP leaders have been attacking Gandhi on her appears and apparel for the reason that day it was introduced that she’s going to foray into lively politics.

JP chief Jayakaran Gupta has known as her ‘skirt waali bai’ and mentioned she can not convey ‘acche din’ due to course the standard of a lady’s work is TOTALLY depending on her garments no?

One other BJP chief from UP, Harish Dwivedi has made sexist feedback on Gandhi’s garments. He mentioned that Gandhi wore “jeans and top” when she was in Delhi however selected to decorate in “sari and sindoor” when she visited rural areas.

BJP’s Nationwide Normal Secretary Kailash Vijayavargiya additionally made headlines together with his sexist feedback in opposition to the Gandhi after he allegedly referred to her when he mentioned that Congress social gathering is fielding “chocolatey faces” attributable to an absence of sturdy political management.

Hema Malini

Retorting to BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya’s chocolate face comment in opposition to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress chief Sajjan Singh Verma mentioned, “It is unfortunate that BJP has a few rough faces which are disliked by everyone within the party. They have Hema Malini who keeps performing dance across the country in an attempt to garner votes.”

Mayawati

UP BJP MLA Surendra Narayan Singh took political rhetoric to a brand new low and mentioned the BSP chief has no proper to touch upon anybody’s tastes as she herself does facial day by day.

“Mayawati ji khud roz facial karwati hain, vo kya humare neta ko kya shaukeen kahengi. Baal paka hua hai aur rangeen karwake ke aaj bhi apne aap ko Mayawati ji jawan saabit karti hain, 60 varsh umar ho gayi lekin sab baal kaale hain. (What will Mayawati say to our leaders, she herself gets facial done every day. By colouring her hairs mayawati ji proves herself to be younhg, she is 60 years old and still all her hairs are black.)”

Smriti Irani

In a contemporary new low for nationwide politics, Congress ally and Folks’s Republican Get together (PRP) chief Jaydeep Kawade took a derogatory jibe at Smriti Irani saying that the “size of her bindi depicts the number of husbands she has”.

“Smriti Irani talks about changing the constitution with Nitin Gadkari. However, she wears a bindi and someone said that the size of a woman’s bindi keeps growing as she changes her husband,” Kawade instructed PTI.

Urmila Matondkar

Urmila Matondkar has been introduced into politics on the idea of her face as she is a star, mentioned Gopal Shetty, a Bhartiya Janata Get together MP, who’s contesting in opposition to Matondkar from Mumbai North parliamentary constituency.

“People are saying that they will compare the face of Urmila ji and my work. She was brought into politics by looking at her face because she is a celebrity,” Shetty instructed ANI.

Nirmala Sitharaman

Congress president Rahul Gandhi landed himself in a significant controversy when he mentioned that PM Modi obtained a “woman” to defend him in Parliament.

Rahul Gandhi mentioned, “Janta ki adaalat se 56-inch ki chaati wala chowkidaar bhaag gaya. Aur ek mahila se kehta hai sitharaman ji aap meri raksha kijiye, main apni raksha nahi kar paunga, aap meri raksha kijiye. Aapne dekha 2.5 hours mahila raksha nahi kar payi. (The 56-inch-chest chowkidaar ran away from the Lok Sabha. And he asked a woman, ‘Sitharaman ji please defend me, I would not be able to defend myself’. You all must have seen that for 2.5 hours, the woman failed to defend him.)”

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