First, PM Modi refers to protesters’ clothes. Now, senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya says poha-eaters are Bangladeshis. The obsessions and misconceptions of BJP leaders with what people wear or eat is now beyond bizarre. India-Bangladesh ties have already been hit by termites and onions. Poha can only spread more poison.
There’s no shame in women fighting for rights. CM Adityanath remark betrays his chauvinism
Yogi Adityanath’s jibe about women sitting in protest on the streets against the citizenship law while men stay home betrays deep chauvinism. Women breaking restrictions to fight for rights is a matter of celebration, not ‘shame’. It shows up the political hollowness of his earlier pronouncements on triple talaq victims.