Ladies leaders of the Trinamool Congress have slammed BJP nationwide normal secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, accusing him of posting a misogynistic tweet in opposition to West Bengal Chief Minister and celebration chief Mamata Banerjee.
Mr Vijayvargiya shared a photograph of Ms Banerjee, by which she is seen cooking in a tribal village, on Twitter and, in an accompanying assertion, mentioned in Hindi, “Didi has already began doing the work she should do after 5 months.”
Ms Banerjee’s photograph was taken at Ballavpur village the place she had stopped for a while whereas returning to Kolkata from Birbhum district final week. The meeting election within the state is due in April-Could this yr.
Reacting sharply to Mr Vijayvargiya’s submit, TMC MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar claimed that the nation is stuffed with misogynists from the BJP who suppose the place of a lady is within the kitchen.
“In case you are a lady and you’ve got aspirations to hitch energetic politics, bear in mind – our nation is plagued with MISOGYNISTS from BJP like these who plan to ship ladies again to the kitchen,” Ghosh Dastidar tweeted.
“Cannot think about the shortage of respect that ladies in Kailash Vijayvargiya household have to be dealing with,” the physician turned politician mentioned.
Actor turned celebration MP Nusrat Jahan mentioned “Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya’s feedback are OUTRIGHT MISOGYNISTIC! BJP crossed the mark by insulting each single girl who cooks, supplies for households and has aspirations. Mamata Banerjee is the one feminine CM in India at current and as soon as once more, BJP targets and abuses her. #Shameful.”
BJP Mahila Morcha state president Agnimitra Paul, nevertheless, puzzled how that tweet of Vijayvargiya could possibly be misogynistic.
“Cooking can’t be a demeaning job. Our moms and grandmothers cooked for days to maintain the household. Thousands and thousands of ladies – working or housewives – prepare dinner with ardour for his or her close to ones day by day. There are millions of male cooks who’re happy with their work. How can the tweet be demeaning or misogynistic?” she instructed PTI.
Ms Paul, additionally a designer, claimed that at a gathering prior to now, TMC MP Abhisek Banerjee had requested the group if they’ll put on sari and bangle if attacked.
“Is not that demeaning to Indian ladies? Sporting sari and bangle is the pleasure of Indian ladies. What would the TMC ladies MPs need to say about that?” Ms Paul requested.
Mamata Banerjee made a sudden detour and entered the tribal village whereas returning to Kolkata after wrapping up a two-day go to to Bolpur in Birbhum district on December 30.
She joined tribal ladies and cooked greens in the course of the shock go to to the village.
Mr Vijayvargiya on that day had mentioned the chief minister’s sudden go to to the village was nothing however a “drama”. His alleged misogynistic tweet was posted on the subsequent day.