Sexist remark row: No action against Abhijit Mukherjee, says Congress
New Delhi: Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee had apologised for his remark that ladies complaining against rape were “dented-painted” and there was no scope for action against him, the party same on Fri.
“He has complete it himself and apologised. wherever is that the scope for action,” Congress proponent Rashid Alvi told reporters.
The disceptation had erupted weekday once Mukherjee, the son of President Pranab Mukherjee and a Congress MP from Jangipur in state, was quoted as telling a television station on Christmas: “Those UN agency claim to be students – I will see several lovely ladies among them, they were extremely dented-painted – they are giving interviews on TV, they’ve brought their kids to point out them the scenes.”
He later issued AN “unconditional apology”.