On December 16, the whole country was talking about the safety of women while remembering the fearlessness. On the same day, the whole country was ashamed in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
KR Ramesh Kumar (File Photo)
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Former Karnataka Assembly Speaker and Congress MLA K Ramesh Kumar’s scathing statement on women continues on Thursday. Opposition parties have stated they will not run in the by-elections. Many women leaders, including Smriti Irani, Jaya Bachchan and Priyanka Chaturvedi, have expressed impatience. Chaturvedi said action should also be taken against the assembly speaker. An NGO in Delhi has also filed a case against his statement. Yogita Bhayana, a social activist leading the People Against Rape in India, tweeted that the MLA’s remarks came nine years after the gang rape.
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During the debate in the House on Thursday, Ramesh Kumar told the Speaker that whenever rape takes place, one should lie down and have fun. According to media reports, it is even more shameful that when Ramesh Kumar was speaking, Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri was also seen smiling without taking action on it. However, MLA KR Ramesh Kumar apologized for the obscene, obscene remarks on the rape. Ramesh Kumar apologized through social media that it was not his intention to underestimate the crime.