TMC MP Nusrat Jahan is getting slammed just because she donned the attire of her choice. Nusrat, a Muslim was allegedly criticised by some male Muslim clerics for sporting a sindhoor & wearing a saree during the oath-taking ceremony in Lok Sabha. Nusrat later had to give back to her detractors with a powerful tweet on ‘inclusive India’. But the incident puts a spotlight on the times when women politicians in India where trolled for their choice of clothing.
Here’s a list of such incidents
1. TMC MPs Nusrat Jahan & Mimi Chakraborty were trolled recently for wearing ‘western clothes’ in Parliament
2. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi was criticised by UP BJP leader Harish Dwivedi for wearing jeans in Delhi & saree in rural areas’ during the Lok Sabha 2019 campaigning.
3. Student leader and activist Shehla Rashid became a target of online hate for covering her head at a public event in Srinagar.
4. Ex foreign minister Sushma Swaraj was slammed for being draped head to toe during her meeting with Iranian president