"America Ruled India For 2 hundred Years...": Uttarakhand Chief Minister
After making headlines over his arguable "ripped denim" comment, the brand new Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Tirath Singh Rawat, is lower back with another -- this time blaming America for "two hundred years of rule in India".
In a video of his speech, the Chief Minister may be heard announcing "America, which enslaved us for two hundred years and dominated the complete world, is suffering" to govern the coronavirus pandemic.
He in comparison India with American on the quantity of COVID-19 cases. "As against different countries, India is doing higher in dealing with the pandemic. America, who enslaved us for two hundred years and dominated the complete world... it's far suffering at present."
"The US is primary withinside the fitness zone and yet, they've over 50 lakh (Covid) deaths," Mr. Rawat brought. "They are once more heading in the direction of a lockdown."
"Who is aware of what could have come about to India had each person else been the high minister as opposed to Narendra Modi all through this time... we might have been in an awful state. But he (PM) gave us relief," he stated.
Mr. Rawat brought that PM Modi stored everyone, "however we did not observe his instructions. Wearing masks, sanitizing, washing fingers and social distancing -- only a few human beings followed."
The Uttarakhand Chief Minister simply in advance this week confronted flak for his arguable feedback on ladies carrying ripped denim and the way they cannot - he feels - offer the proper surroundings at domestic for children. He stated he changed into greatly surprised to look a female jogging an NGO in ripped denim, and changed into involved approximately the instance she changed into placing for society.
"If this sort of female is going out withinside the society to satisfy human beings and clear up their problems, what sort of message are we giving out to society, to our children? It all begins offevolved at domestic. What we do, our children observe. A baby who's taught the proper tradition at domestic, regardless of how current he becomes, will by no means fail in life," the Chief Minister had stated.
The feedback, broadly criticized as misogynistic, sent #RippedJeansTwitter trending on Twitter with heaps of human beings posting memes and jokes and taking pictures at Mr. Tirath's remark.
Several politicians and actors had additionally denounced the comment, following which the leader minister apologized. But at the equal time, he repeated his objection to ripped denim, announcing he has no trouble with denim however carrying "torn" ones is "now no longer proper".