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‘Deeply insulting and sexist’: NCW summons Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for remarks against President Droupadi Murmu | India News

‘Deeply insulting and sexist’: NCW summons Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for remarks towards President Droupadi Murmu | Information

New Delhi: In additional hassle for senior Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Nationwide Fee for Ladies on Thursday issued a discover asking him to look earlier than it in individual and tender a written clarification for calling President Droupadi Murmu ‘rashtrapatni’.

 

“Rashtrapatni” controversy | Nationwide Fee for Ladies (NCW) sends a discover to Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to look earlier than it in individual and to tender a written clarification for his remarks. The listening to is scheduled for August third, at 11:30 AM.
— ANI (@ANI) July 28, 2022

 

The Fee, which scheduled Chowdhury’s listening to for subsequent week Wednesday at 11.30 am, additionally wrote to Congress president Sonia Gandhi to intervene and take applicable motion towards Chowdhury for his derogatory comment.

 

NCW has additionally written to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi to intervene within the matter and to take applicable motion towards Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for his derogatory comment.


— ANI (@ANI) July 28, 2022

 

The reference to India’s first tribal president as ‘rashtrapatni’ has drawn a contemporary battleline between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) and the opposition Congress. The BJP has demanded an apology from Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

The NCW and 13 state commissions for ladies issued a joint assertion, saying Chowdhury’s comment was “deeply insulting, sexist and represent an try to humiliate the Hon’ble President”.

“We name upon right-thinking individuals to sentence his phrases within the strongest attainable language,” learn the assertion by NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma in addition to representatives of 13 state commissions, together with that of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, current on the quarterly assembly in Visakhapatnam.

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