A senior Congress chief from Karnataka used to be heard making an outrageous and sexist remark within the state Meeting nowadays, hanging rape on par with an unwilling acquiescence to a dialogue on farmers’ problems.
“There’s a pronouncing that after rape is inevitable, lie down and experience it. This is precisely the location which you might be in,” KR Ramesh Kumar, the previous Speaker of the Karnataka Meeting stated nowadays, drawing guffaws from the contributors together with his successor Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri.
The Congress member’s remark got here when the MLAs demanded time from the Speaker to talk about farmers’ problems within the Meeting.
The Speaker wondered how the consultation can also be performed if time used to be allocated to everybody. Then, in a notice of resignation, Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri added: “No matter you make a decision – I can say sure. What I’m considering is that permit us benefit from the state of affairs. I will’t keep an eye on or keep watch over the machine. My fear is in regards to the industry of the home, it has additionally to be lined”.
‘There’s a pronouncing, When rape is inevitable, lie down and experience it’: You wouldn’t imagine an ex-Speaker & Congress MLA says this within the #KarnatakaAssembly and Speaker laughs it off … Nobody items and it’s industry as standard @ndtv@ndtvindia#OutrageousRapeCommentpic.twitter.com/n8oJ8itVDY
— Uma Sudhir (@umasudhir) December 16, 2021
To this, Ramesh Kumar made the offensive comparability, and the contributors broke into laughter.
Karnataka has a top crime price in opposition to girls. Knowledge from the Karnataka State Police — reported throughout the rape at Mysuru’s Chamundi hills in August, which evoked surprise and outrage within the state — confirmed 1,168 rape circumstances had been reported around the state between January 2019 and Might 2021.
That is a mean of a minimum of one rape an afternoon and 22 of them had been gang-rapes.
After the Chamundi hills rape, the state house minister had drawn large complaint along with his regressive remark that the girl and her male good friend must no longer have long gone to the abandoned spot. Araga Jnanendra additionally added that the opposition Congress used to be seeking to ”rape” him by way of targetting him over the incident.
The minister needed to withdraw his feedback after an enormous row.