On Thursday, Reacting to MP Kirron Kher’s statement over the Chandigarh Gang-rape case Netizens are fuming in twitter and facebook everywhere. Although Kirron Kher is specifying that her statement, her words were being misinterpreted. The opposition is unnecessary trying to color it politically, she stated.
But what had happened in the streets of Chandigarh? What has Kirron said?
There was a storm of criticism surrounding this remark of Kiran. Delhi’s Women’s Commission chief Swati Maliwal expressed anger over Twitter on Thursday, saying, “Victim shaming & blaming by the woman MP @kirronkherBJP. Pathetic! Sorry but unlike some, the survivor may not be able 2 afford the luxury of a car! So many times, most of us have been stuck without transport & end up sharing vehicles. How does it make one responsible 4 wrong act by others? ”
But Kiran also did not remain silent. On behalf of her controversial comments on this day, she said, “I am saying to the women that, Chandigarh Police provides you a special service. If you do not have a car on the empty street, then dial 100. The police will bring you to the destination by their car. In addition, now everyone has smartphone in their hands. Keep the auto number or the driver’s pictures. You must keep your own attention. Not as a politician, I mean these words as a mother”