MUMBAI: BJP leader Ram Kadam is seen surrounded by the controversy surrounding his controversial statement during the Dahi Handi festival. The Women’s Commission, while criticizing his statement, has appeared in front of the Commission and given eight days to keep his word. At the same time, Congress leaders have begun taking him back. Senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Subodh Sabhaji has announced a reward of five lakh rupees to the person who cut the tongue of BJP legislator Ram Kadam. Saazhi condemned the statement of the step and said that Ram Kadam has insulted Maharashtra’s culture by saying such a thing.
He said that in Maharashtra, the idea of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the woman is seen as a mother. Born in Maharashtra, Ram Kadam talks about abduction of girls. He said that the person giving such statements about mothers should cut off the tongue. He not only insulted women but also tarnished the culture of Maharashtra by his shameful statement. He said that if anybody in Maharashtra breaks the tongue of Ram, then I will give him a reward of 5 lakh rupees.
#WATCH: Former Maharashtra minister and Congress leader Subodh Savji says ‘I am announcing a Rs 5-lakh reward for anyone who chops off BJP MLA Ram Kadam’s tongue. I strongly condemn him saying girls should be abducted.' (06.09.18) pic.twitter.com/Y3h8AR7Vd1
— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2018
Tell you that the ruling BJP MLA in Maharashtra, during the Dahi Handi festival program next day of Krishna Janmashtami, clearly told the youth that if you like the girl you like, if she rejects your proposal, then your parents Come along to me and I’ll take you ‘abducted’ and bring it to you.
In a video clip, the crowd has been heard saying, ‘You (Youth) can meet me for any work.’ The step further says that they have received requests from some of the youth whose offer The girl turned down. Addressing the crowd in the video, he says, ‘I will help, 100 percent. Come with your parents (to me) What will I do if parents agree on this? I will kidnap that girl and give you her (for marriage). ‘The crowd in the video has also been heard while sharing their mobile number.
However, when asked about this video clip, the step said that his comments have been tampered with. Kadam said that I had said that every young person, whether it is a boy or a girl, marry his parents in confidence. After saying this, I remained silent for a little while, then someone said something from the crowd. I repeat it on Mike and after that I talk about something again.