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The year 2020 has shown us all things which no one imagined even in their wildest dreams. The entire country is currently outraged by the heinous crime of gang rape in Uttar Pradesh.
In the wake of these crimes, BJP MLA Surendra Singh recently said that rapes can be stopped if parents teach their daughters good values. Singh’s statement was enough to irk several celebs. And actresses like Swara Bhasker and Kriti Sanon wasted no time in slamming him.
Commenting on the Hathras rape case, the BJP MLA was quoted saying by ANI as, “Incidents like these can be stopped with help of good values, na shashan se na talwar se. All parents should teach their daughters good values. It’s only the combination of govt & good values that can make country beautiful.”
Now lashing out at Singh and his views, Kriti Sanon wrote, “Teach daughters how to not get raped??? Can he hear himself talk? THIS is the MINDSET that needs to change! Its so messed up! Why can’t they give some sanskaar to their sons???(sic).”
Teach daughters how to not get raped??? Can he hear himself talk? THIS is the MINDSET that needs to change! Its so messed up! Why can’t they give some sanskaar to their sons??? https://t.co/JXj9Tx6YOe
— Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon) October 3, 2020
Swara Bhasker called Singh a ‘rape defender’. She even shared a video of his comments on Unnao rape case. Lashing out at his recent comments, Swara tweeted, “Yeh ghatiya aadmi purana paapi hai (This disgusting man is an old sinner). #rapedefender BJP MLA Surendra Singh(sic)”
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) October 3, 2020
Actress Pooja Bedi too slammed the MLA and tweeted, “These are the kind of MORONS & patriarchal lunatics that the @BJP4India has in its folds. Time for a colon cleansing for the ruling party.. don’t u think? (sic)”
— Pooja Bedi (@poojabeditweets) October 4, 2020
Earlier, celebs like Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut and others had expressed their anger over the Hathras gang-rape case. They had also demanded a speedy trial and justice for the victim and her family.