Don't have boyfriends, you'll be safe: Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Pannalal Shakya's genius advice to women

'Why do girls have boyfriends? If they stop doing this, the atrocities against them will stop,' local Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Pannalal Shakya said

PTI March 25, 2018 20:01:37 IST
Don't have boyfriends, you'll be safe: Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Pannalal Shakya's genius advice to women

Guna (Madhya Pradesh): Local BJP MLA Pannalal Shakya has advice for girls — do not make boyfriends and all will be well.

Dont have boyfriends youll be safe Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Pannalal Shakyas genius advice to women

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"Why do girls have boyfriends? If they stop doing this, the atrocities against them will stop," Shakya on Saturday said at an event at the Guna Government College.

"A TV channel recently asked for my comment on atrocities against women in Madhya Pradesh. I told them what I told you just now," he said.

The MLA also wanted boys to refrain from embracing the "western culture of making girlfriends".

Shakya went on to say that observing International Women's Day is a foreign tradition.

"In the Indian philosophy, women are held in high regard and we celebrate Women's Day four times annually. We worship them four times," he said.

Shakya has been in the news in the past for making controversial comments.

The BJP leader had in December last year questioned Team India captain Virat Kohli's "patriotism" after he married actress Anushka Sharma in Italy.

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