Congress video accuses PM Modi and other BJP-RSS leaders of misogyny
Close on the heels of a row over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks triggered by Renuka Chowdhury’s laughter in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress today posted a video accusing the BJP and its leaders of harbouring a “misogynistic” attitude.
“Misogyny runs deep within the BJP and PM Modi’s statements are a classic example of this deplorable mindset,” said a tweet posted along with the video with the hashtag “#MisogynisticModi” on the Congress Twitter handle.
— Congress (@INCIndia) February 12, 2018
The video shows Modi’s remarks in the Rajya Sabha over Chowdhury’s laughter, his reported statement on Sonia Gandhi and his “50-crore girlfriend” remark about Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife, Sunanda Pushkar, as well as RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s remarks terming marriage a “contract”.
“How can women of India hope for equality under the leadership of misogynists,” the video, which also carried statements of BJP leaders such as Arun Jaitley and Mahesh Sharma, asked.
The BJP dubbed it a “flippant message” produced by a “B- grade video production house”. “Ever since Rahul Gandhi has taken over as the …read more