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Do Farooq Abdullah's views on women in the workplace smack of sexism?

Here is Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy's response to a question about Justice A K Ganguly: "Now we (men) are even afraid of talking to girls. We are scared now of appointing women secretaries." What do you think about his views? Are they genuine or has the minister indulged in sexism and gender bias in his apparent bid to give the disgraced justice a clean chit?

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