Whereas the nation celebrated the passage of the Ladies’s Reservation Invoice in each Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha through the Particular Parliamentary Session earlier this month, a senior RJD chief Abdul Bari Siddiqui stoked an argument Saturday saying ladies with lipsticks and bob-cut hairstyles would come ahead within the title of reservation.
“Those with lipsticks and bob cut hairstyles would come forward in the name of women’s reservation. The government should instead provide reservations for women belonging to backward communities,” Siddique stated throughout an tackle in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.
VIDEO | “Now that women’s reservation is being talked about, we demand that there should be a reservation within the reservation for the OBC and backward castes,” says RJD chief Abdul Bari Siddiqui on ladies’s reservation act. pic.twitter.com/O2fBOBQ1sn
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The chief additionally requested his supporters to keep away from watching tv and steer clear of social media till the 2024 Lok Sabha elections conclude.
“You should stop watching the TV and spending time on social media without using your brains,” he stated.
The senior Rashtriya Janata Dal chief later stated that he didn’t intend to harm anybody’s sentiments by making the assertion.
He stated, “In that rally, hundreds of rural women were there… I used that language to explain to the rural woman in their language.”
#WATCH | Patna, Bihar: On his reported assertion on ladies, RJD chief Abdul Bari Siddiqui says, “In that rally, lots of of rural ladies had been there… I used that language to clarify to the agricultural lady of their language. My intention was to not damage anybody… If somebody is damage, I… pic.twitter.com/vWCPCKbvUQ
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He added, “My intention was not to hurt anyone… If someone is hurt, I express regret… It was a gathering of extremely backward classes and I was teaching them… RJD had been in support of Women’s Reservation since the beginning…”