Latke-Jhatke Comment! NCW Issues Notice to Congress Leader AJay Rai

NCW - Ajay Rai

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday issues notice to congress leader Ajay Rai on his remark against Union Minister Smriti Irani and asked him to appear before it on December 28 at 12 pm.

NCW in its statement said that the remarks are outrageous and extremely derogatory and the Commission strongly condemns such statements.

Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Ajay Rai, while talking to reporters in Sonbhadra on Monday took a jibe at  Union minister amd MP Smriti Irani and said that she comes to her constituency Amethi only to do “latke-jhatke” and goes away.

“She only visits the constituency and ‘latke-jhatke dekar chali jaati hain (She does ‘latke jhatke’ and goes away), Rai said,
Meanwhile talking to media Congress leader Ajay Rai said, “I didn’t intend to insult anyone. It’s our colloquial language which means that somebody suddenly appears and says something and then disappears. It’s not unparliamentary language. So why should I apologize?” 

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