Such mindset encourages crimes in opposition to ladies: Jaya Bachchan slams Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat’s ‘ripped denims’ comment | India Information
New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan has expressed her disappointment over Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat’s ripped denims remark, saying that is the “mindset that encourages crimes in opposition to ladies”.
“Such statements don`t befit a chief minister. These on increased posts should assume earlier than making public statements. You say such issues in right this moment’s occasions. Will you determine who’s cultured and who’s not on the premise of garments? Rajya Sabha MP from Samajwadi Get together, Jaya Bachchan mentioned on Thursday whereas speaking to ANI.
“It is dangerous mindset and encourages crimes in opposition to ladies,” she added.
The newly appointed Uttarakhand chief minister just lately stirred a row by saying that girls carrying ripped denims ship the flawed message to society and youngsters. Talking at a workshop organised by the Uttarakhand State Fee for Safety of Little one Rights in Dehradun, Rawat mentioned that he was shocked to satisfy a lady, who runs an NGO, carrying ripped denims on a flight along with her children.
“What sort of message are we giving out to society,” he mentioned. Amid widespread condemnation of Rawat`s feedback, several women, including politicians and celebrities, posted photographs in ripped denims with the hashtag #RippedJeansTwitter.
“Rapes occur not as a result of ladies put on brief garments however as a result of males like Tirath Singh Rawat propagate misogyny and fail to do their responsibility. Stand in solidarity with the ladies in #RippedJeansTwitter (sic),” tweeted Swati Maliwal.