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Mufti expresses discontent over Rahul's 'misogynist' comments

ANI  |  Srinagar/New Delhi [India] 

Former minister and Peoples (PDP) called out to over his "misogynistic and sexist comments" against

Taking to on Thursday to express dissatisfaction over Rahul's remark, Mufti said that as a woman, she feels disappointed when misogynistic comments are "normalised" in political discourse in

"As a woman, feel deeply disappointed when misogynistic comments are normalised in our political discourse. Be a man/ man up/ stop behaving like a woman - such phrases reek of blatant sexism. Ironical since was referred to "as the only man in the cabinet," she tweeted.

Echoing similar sentiments, said the chief's comments are a representation of his mindset.

"is a person who once used to do standing behind his mother has always done using the name of his grandmother and now he is saying such things for women," she added.

The has been facing flak for ridiculing Narendra Modi, saying the latter could not "even come to Parliament for a minute to respond to questions posed on the Rafale deal and asked a lady (Nirmala Sitharaman) to save him (Ek Mahila Say Kaha Meri Raksha Kijiye)."

The Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday issued a notice to Rahul for his sexist remarks against Sitharaman.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 19:20 IST