Rahul Gandhi makes sexist comment, Twitter says #BeAMan
New Delhi , Jan 10 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi, had at a rally in Rajasthan on Wednesday, mocked that PM Modi had a 'mahila (woman) 'defend him during the Rafale debate in the parliament following which he faced a lot of criticism.
The National Commission for Women too has issued a notice to Gandhi.
Calling his remarks "pathetic, sexist and misogynistic", the NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has also sought Gandhi's apology in the matter.
Here's what twitteratti said:
Smriti Irani too tweeted on Rahul with the hashtag #MisogynistRahul, while her colleague Union Minister Sushma Swaraj took to twitter to write that Gandhi's comments mark a "new low" in Indian politics.
However, actor-director Prakash Raj has now come out in defence of the Congres chief saying that Rahul Gandhi's statement should be looked from a different angle also.