What women wear has always been a concern of orthodox society? The recent remark by Uttarakhand CM has once again brought the topic into the spotlight. But this time it’s neither women nor her choice that is facing criticism; men’s mentality is under question. Granddaughter of Big B, Navya Nanda took the issue to social media through her Instagram story following which Gul Panag commented as well.
Here’s what Navya shared on her Insta.
Uttarakhand CM Faced Backlash for His Remarks on Women Clothing
Many women have joined Navya Nanda, Chhapaak writer Atika Chohan and Gul Panag are first few of them who came forward to support the choice of women and posted a pic in #rippedjeans.
Actor Gul Panag also commented without mentioning the name of CM. She wrote ‘takes out ripped jeans’ and shared a selfie.
* Takes out ripped jeans.*
— Gul Panag (@GulPanag) March 17, 2021
Priyanka Chaturvedi who is MP in Rajya Sabha asked whether it’s ripped jeans or Kitab that is affecting the country’s culture.
Ripped Jeans aur Kitab.
The country’s ‘sanskriti’ & ‘sanskaar’ are impacted by men who sit and judge women and their choices. Soch badlo Mukhyamantri Rawat ji, tabhi desh badlega. #RippedJeansTwitter pic.twitter.com/qYXcN88fY6
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) March 18, 2021
Tirath Singh Rawat’s remark against women showing bare knees and misleading the future generation sparked debate on social media. Congress leader Sanjay Jha’s tweet supporting Uttarakhand CM wrote raised the heat further. He wrote ‘wearing #ripped jeans destroys our culture.”
Twitter users are taking the topic one step further by posting their views on Rawat’s remarks and highlighting that politicians are only concerned about women’s clothing and not the country’s development and issues like unemployment.
— Revolutioninside (@BalKish61118706) March 18, 2021
— Cap10 (@Cap10__) March 18, 2021
— Suraj Kumar Bauddh (@SurajKrBauddh) March 17, 2021
It all began when Tirat Singh Rawat attended a workshop for the protection of child rights were describing a woman’s attire he remarked. The lady was wearing distressed jeans and boots and was traveling with her children. Seeing her, Rawat asked what values you will teach the kids.
He further said the scissor culture is not good for the country as it gives a wrong message to the children. Apart from this, he also said that those in abroad are dressed properly and embrace yoga whereas Indians are embracing the culture of ripped jeans.