Maharashtra’s Water Supply Minister Gulabrao Patil has come under attack from the opposition after his controversial statement. The State Women’s Commission has also taken cognizance in the matter.
Maharashtra Water Supply Minister Gulabrao Patil has given a controversial statement on Hema Malini. (file photo).
Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena leader Gulabrao Patil has been surrounded by his controversial statement. The State Women Commission along with the opposition party BJP has taken a tough stand on the remark of comparing the roads of Jalgaon district to the cheek of actress Hema Malini.
In fact, Minister Gulabrao Patil had recently addressed an election meeting during the Bodhwad Nagar Panchayat elections. Where he targeted his opponents. During this, he said, ‘Those who were MLAs for 30 years, they should come to my assembly constituency and see the roads. If these are not like Hema Malini’s cheeks then I will resign. State Water Supply Minister Patil was attacking former BJP leader Eknath Khadse.
What action will the Maha Vikas Aghadi government take against Patil?
At the same time, after this statement of Minister Gulabrao Patil, he has come under the target of the opposition. BJP’s leader of opposition in the state Legislative Council Praveen Darekar said that a crime should be initiated against Patil for defaming women. I want to see what action the Maha Vikas Aghadi government takes against the minister.”
Warning of legal action for not apologizing for remarks
At the same time, the State Women’s Commission has also taken cognizance in the matter. Taking a strong stand, the State Women’s Commission has asked the minister to apologize for his statement. State Women’s Commission chairperson Rupali Chakankar took note of Minister Patil’s remarks and warned of legal action against him if he did not apologize for his remarks. Recently, Rajasthan’s Minister of State for Rural Development, Rajendra Gudha also made a similar statement. He said that the roads should be like the cheeks of Katrina Kaif. Hema Malini is old now. After which he was fiercely surrounded by this statement of his.
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