Maharashtra

Maha: Ramdev should be "slapped, kicked, and beheaded" for his misogynistic remarks

Pankaj Sharma
November26/ 2022

Mumbai (The Hawk): The adage, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned," which is attributed to the yoga master Ramdev, that "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" was quickly coming to pass here on Saturday. Ramdev's comments were viciously attacked by incensed political, social, women's, and farm activists, who called for him to be "slapped, kicked, and tonsured" from all angles. Ramdev said, "Women look fantastic in saris, they look great in salwar suits, and in my view they look good even if they don't wear anything," on Friday at a free Yoga training programme for women in Thane, without batting an eye. Ramdev Baba was surrounded by important individuals, including singer Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Bharatiya Janata Party's Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, and Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena Thane MP Shrikant Shinde, who appeared to get carried away by the large assemblage of women. Farm widows' leader Aparna Malikar from Vidarbha expressed amazement at Ramdev's remarks, calling them nothing less than a "revelation" of what goes on in his "filthy mind" and a warning to all women who come before him to be "extra-alert." Senior Shiv Sena (UBT) members attacked Ramdev for his "outrageous" comments that disparaged all of the nation's women, including MP Sanjay Raut, MLC Dr. Manisha Kayande, and National Spokesperson Kishore Tiwari. Why didn't Amruta Fadnavis simply stand up and slap him in the face? I have a question, Raut exclaimed, clearly upset. The Dy was also attacked by Kayande. She should have kicked him out and left the show, the CM's wife demanded, but astonishingly, she was grinning and appreciating Ramdev's statements "as if he was performing an honour to femininity." A furious Tiwari slammed Ramdev for being "a ...

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