‘Ripped denims’ remark not being presented completely context: Uttarakhand

In the middle of outcry over Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat’s ripped denims remark, his wife defended his declaration on Thursday, saying his words were not being presented completely context. In a statement through a video, Rawat’s other half Rashmi Tyagi said that the entire context in which he made the remark is not being described.

“He (Tirath Singh Rawat) said that women’s involvement is unmatched in constructing the society and the nation. It is the obligation of the women of our country to conserve our cultural heritage, save our identity, save our outfits,” Rashmi, who has actually been Miss Meerut, clarified.

At an event on Tuesday, Rawat criticised females for wearing ripped denims and wondered what worths they will impart to their children, triggering a protest from opposition parties The Uttarakhand chief minister stated due to a lack of worths, youngsters these days follow unusual fashion trends and consider themselves to be big shots after using denims ripped at the knees, while women also follow such trends.He stated children go to the market to buy ripped denims and if they do not discover one, they cut their denims using scissors.Rawat went on to explain the clothes of a lady, who as soon as sat beside him on a flight.He said the woman was wearing boots, jeans ripped at the knees and numerous bangles in her hands with 2 children taking a trip with her. “She runs an NGO, heads out in the society and has 2 kids, but she uses denims ripped at the knees. What worths will she impart?” he asked.Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal stated he was “shocked” by Rawat’s statement.In a declaration, Uttarakhand Congress chief Pritam Singh described Rawat’s remarks “disgraceful” and required that he apologise to women.State Congress representative Garima Dasauni included that it doesn’t behove a chief minister to make a negative remark about someone’s sartorial choices and said such comments can harm public sentiment.The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) slammed Rawat over his “horrible” remarks.Rawat did discover support in his celebration associate, Surendra Singh, MLA from Bairia in Uttar Pradesh. Males and female, he said, require to use “good clothes” and ladies, particularly daughters, are the household’s “prestige” and must behave in a dignified manner.In a reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet congratulating Rawat on his oath event as Uttarakhand CM, RJD leader Rabri Devi blasted the ruling celebration for trying to specify identity and culture through one’s clothes.

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