Soon after the BJP leader Vinay Katiyar took a jibe on her by saying that he could get better star campaigner for the upcoming elections and that there were prettier women, Congress star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi hits back on the leader and said his comments shows the BJP mindset towards India’s women.
“This comments by Vinay Katiyar shows the ruling party BJP’s mindset towards women in India,” Priyanka Gandhi, who will campaign for the Congress-SP alliance in Uttar Pradesh for upcoming assembly elections.
“My colleagues have battled hardships to get where they are now,” she said.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s office made a statement which it read that katiyar statement exposes BJP’s mindset towards the better half of the population of India.
Earlier in the day, BJP leader Vinay Katiya joined the league of sexists politicians and took a jibe at Priyanka Gandhi saying that he could get better star campaigner for the upcoming elections and that there were prettier women.
He exposes BJP's mindset towards the better half of the population of India: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Office on Vinay Katiyar's statement
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Former Chief Minister of Delhi and senior Congress leader Sheila dixit too condemned the remark and said that the statement was totally uncalled for and it exposes BJP’s mindset
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal too hits out at the leader, she said that there is a need for a law so that politician’s making such sexist remarks can be expelled. She also demanded that the FIR should be lodged against Katiyar.
Katiyar refused to apologise on the statement that he made on Priyanka Gandhi.
On Janaury 24 Janta Dal (United) leader, Sharad Yadav too made a bizzare statement while addressing to the gathering of people in Bihar, he said ‘it is necessary to understand about the importance of ballot paper. The integrity of vote is bigger than the integrity of daughter’.