Amarinder Singh's comment against Harsimrat Badal reflects 'feudal mindset' towards women, says SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday hit out at Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh over his remarks against party leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, saying his comments reflected his 'feudal mindset' of treating women as secondary.

Press Trust of India September 12, 2019 07:47:09 IST
Amarinder Singh's comment against Harsimrat Badal reflects 'feudal mindset' towards women, says SAD
  • SAD slammed Amarinder a day after he responded to Badal's accusation that his government was trying to weaken the Akal Takht, said she was the most ill-informed woman he had come across

  • Amarinder's remarks reflect his feudalistic mindset of treating women as secondary, SAD senior vice president Daljeet Singh Cheema

  • He accused the chief minister of using 'intemperate and abusive language' against a female Union minister and demanded an unqualified apology from him

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday hit out at Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh over his remarks against party leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, saying his comments reflected his "feudal mindset" of treating women as secondary.

Amarinder Singhs comment against Harsimrat Badal reflects feudal mindset towards women says SAD

File image of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh. AFP

Accusing the chief minister of using intemperate language, the Opposition party in the Assembly sought an unconditional apology from him.

SAD slammed Amarinder a day after he responded to Badal's accusation that his government was trying to weaken the Akal Takht, said she was the most ill-informed woman he had come across. The Akal Takht is the highest temporal body of Sikhs.

Amarinder's remarks reflect his feudalistic mindset of treating women as secondary, SAD senior vice president Daljeet Singh Cheema, said in a statement.

He accused the chief minister of using "intemperate and abusive language" against a female Union minister and demanded an unqualified apology from him. Cheema alleged that Amarinder had compromised the dignity of women with his language.

The Akali leader also dismissed Amarinder's assertion that he was not politicising the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.

Cheema said even an ordinary devout Sikh could tell that the Congress was trying to derive political mileage from the event.

Badal had on Monday accused the state government of playing politics over the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of 'filling pockets of special friends' as India slips to 94 in global hunger index
India

Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of 'filling pockets of special friends' as India slips to 94 in global hunger index

India has been ranked lower than its neighbours, including Pakistan (88), Nepal (73) and Bangladesh (75), in the global report released recently

Ready to resign or be dismissed than bow to 'injustice' to farmers, says Captain Amarinder Singh
India

Ready to resign or be dismissed than bow to 'injustice' to farmers, says Captain Amarinder Singh

The Punjab chief minister said he was uneasy and upset over the situation and wanted to understand the Centre's decision to cause such 'suffering' to farmers amid the COVID-19 crisis

Captain Amarinder Singh tables three bills in Punjab Assembly to counter Centre's farm laws
India

Captain Amarinder Singh tables three bills in Punjab Assembly to counter Centre's farm laws

A resolution against the contentious farm laws was moved on Tuesday by the Leader of the House on the second day of a special Assembly session in Chandigarh