NCW Chief Rekha Sharma Demands FIR Against Mahua Moitra Over Her ‘Pajamas’ Remark, Writes To Lok Sabha Speaker

    The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday took suo moto cognizance of TMC MP Mahua Moitra’s derogatory remark against its chairperson Rekha Sharma and sought an FIR against her. The NCW chief has also written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora over Moitra’s alleged remarks during her Hathras visit.

    The development came a day after the TMC leader commented on a video posted on X showing the NCW chairperson’s arrival at the Stampede site in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras and made the controversial “pajamas” remark.

    “The crude remarks are outrageous and a violation of a woman’s right to dignity. The Commission observed that this remark attracts Section 79 of the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita, 2023,” the NCW said in a post on X.

    The NCW said it strongly condemns the defamatory remarks and requests strict action against Moitra.

    “An FIR should be registered against Moitra and a detailed action report should be communicated to the Commission within 3 days,” the NCW wrote.

    Responding to NCW’s move against her, TMC MP Mahua Moitra said, “Come on Delhi Police. Please take action immediately on these suo moto orders. Am in Nadia in case you need me in the next 3 days to make a quick arrest. I Can Hold My Own Umbrella.”

    BJP Lashes Out At Mahua Moitra

    The BJP on Friday lashed out at TMC MP Mahua Moitra over her comments against NCW chief Rekha Sharma and demanded that she be “sacked” from her party.


    Reacting sharply, BJP national spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla termed Moitra’s comment on the microblogging site as “extremely indecent, objectionable and shameful”, and said this is the “true face” of the TMC and the opposition parties’ INDIA bloc.

    “MP Mahua Moitra who justified and remained silent during Sandeshkhali, Chopra Talibani flogging, silent on Swati Maliwal now makes a disgusting comment at a women that too the NCW Chief,” he charged.

    The BJP spokesperson also targeted the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the TMC MP’s comment and asked, “Will Priyanka Vadra, Rahul Gandhi, (Mallikarjun) Kharge ji, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Chaturvedi, AAP call this out?” “Will Mamata Didi act on her? Nope, just like they remained silent on Sandeshkhali and (flogging of a couple) in Chopra (West Bengal),” he added.

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    first published: July 05, 2024, 17:10 IST

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