A DMK chief campaigning for the Tamil Nadu election talks in regards to the “milk of foreign cows turning women into barrels” in a sexist shocker that has provoked waves of condemnation.
Dindigul Leoni, a veteran chief of the state’s major opposition DMK, made the crude feedback whereas campaigning in Coimbatore for the April 6 election. A chat present host on TV, he’s vulnerable to passing off sexist feedback as humour.
“There are many types of cows. In farms, you would have seen foreign cows. People use a milking machine for foreign cows. A person will switch on the machine and 40 litres of milk will come out in an hour. After drinking the milk of foreign cows, women whose hips were the shape of an eight have bloated up and turned into barrels. So babies who used to sit comfortably on their waists are now sliding down the barrel,” he says in a video clip that’s circulating on-line.
Mr Leoni was campaigning for social gathering candidate Karthikeya Sivasenapathy, who’s related to an NGO working for the welfare of native cattle breeds.
Another DMK on the stage with him tried to cease Dindigul Leoni and tried to steer the subject to safer territory like poor distribution of rice from authorities ration, however failed to save lots of the state of affairs.
Leoni not simply endured along with his distasteful feedback however even used hand gestures to drive his level dwelling, lest anybody missed the “joke”.
Rival events have demanded an apology from the DMK, tweeting certainly one of its senior leaders and MPs Kanimozhi.
“What a shame. What milk does he drink? Does he know what happens to women’s body post pregnancy or during hormonal changes? Kanimozhi what do you like to say to this kind of male chauvinist? Is this the respect your party people have on women,” tweeted BJP chief Gayathri Raguramm.
What a disgrace.. what milk does he drink? Does he know what occurs to girls’s physique publish being pregnant or throughout hormonal modifications? @KanimozhiDMK what do you prefer to say to this sort of male chauvinist? Is this the respect your social gathering folks have on girls. https://t.co/7yMf5esqX0
— Gayathri Raguramm (@BJP_Gayathri_R) March 24, 2021
— Vishwatma ???????? (@HLKodo) March 24, 2021
Another BJP chief, Vanathi Srinivasan, stated it was “DMK tradition” to denigrate girls. “You can well imagine how safe women will be under DMK rule,” she stated.
Tamil Nadu will vote on April 6 for a brand new authorities.
In the bitter marketing campaign, many unsavoury feedback have been exchanged by rivals.