Uttarakhand CM Rawat faces flak for 'sanskari' take on ripped jeans
Uttarakhand's Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat's remarks have sparked off massive outrage on social media.
Uttarakhand's Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat sparked off a controversy with his interpretation of Indian 'sanskar' (culture) vis a vis ripped jeans.
Addressing a workshop on substance abuse on Tuesday, Rawat took umbrage at women who wear ripped jeans. He went to the extent to say that wearing ripped jeans could trigger society's breakdown.
The chief minister said that at a time when the Western world was following India by practising Yoga and covering up their body, Indians were running towards nudity.
Rawat claimed that women who wear ripped jeans cannot provide the right environment for children at home.
His remarks sparked off massive outrage on social media: