West Bengal : A police complaint was filed against BJP MP Roopa Ganguly after she made a controversial remarks about safety and security of women in West Bengal. Complaint has been filed at the Nimta Police station in North 24 Parganas district under Sections 505 and 506 of the IPC.
Extract from her controversial statement, “I will tell people of India and politicians, everyone who supports Trinamool Congress including some Congress leaders… Send your wives and daughters to Bengal without taking hospitality of Mamata Banerjee. If they are able to survive there for 15 days without getting raped, then tell me,” Ms. Ganguly had said a public event on Friday.
15 din to maine zayda bol diya actually: BJP MP Roopa Ganguly on her comment that women won't survive 15 days in WB without getting raped pic.twitter.com/x2bUNTjW9N
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The Trinamool Congress said Ms. Ganguly had damaged the image of West Bengal.
However, the actor-turned-politician, who joined the BJP in 2015, remained defiant. when asked if she still stand by her statement, she said “15 din maine jayada bol dia hai” (15 days is more i have said).
Watch her statement :
Source : The Hindu