NEW DELHI: Employees of ladies wing of Congress celebration’s Delhi unit protested at Connaught Place in opposition to ‘ripped denims’ comment made by newly-appointed Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat.
The protest themed ‘torn denims, seen knees don’t guard my considering’ was led by Delhi Mahila Congress president Amrita Dhawan and was held at Connaught Place.
Expressing their displeasure over Rawat’s assertion, the contributors stated that as an alternative of keeping track of their garments, the BJP chief ought to broaden his ideology and outlook. Criticising the CM, the protestors stated that irresponsible statements from an individual at a revered submit like him would encourage others to take action. Rawat has embroiled himself in an argument over his views on ladies carrying ripped denims.
He stated that he was shocked to see a mom carrying ripped denims and gumboots whereas she was on a flight together with her kids. As his video went viral, Congress held protests the place ladies sporting ripped denims held their infants throughout the nation. Hitting out at Rawat on Thursday for his ‘anti-women’ mindset, Dhawan stated that whereas your complete nation is sending birthday greetings to late Kalpana Chawla, who had gone to the moon, the Uttarakhand authorities considers the knees as a measure of freedom. Going through flak over his remark, Rawat apologised for the comment if it has damage anyone.