Sharad Yadav’s body shaming remarks insulting to all women, EC should take note: Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan and Telangana are holding assembly elections today.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said that she felt insulted by the remarks of former JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav during election campaign regarding her body weight. After casting her vote in Jhalrapatan constituency of Jhalawar for the Rajasthan Assembly election, she told the media that she was hurt by the comments and it was an insult to all women.

The Lok Kranti Dal Chief, Yadav, while addressing an election rally in the poll-bound State had body-shamed Raje. “Vasundhara Raje should be given rest, she has grown tired now, she has become very fat, she was slim earlier”, Yadav had commented.

Raje had urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter so that an example can be set for future.

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Sharad Yadav had later given clarifications on his remarks.

Rajasthan and Telangana are today holding polls for their respective state assemblies.

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