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NCW chief takes note of Azam Khan's below-the-belt remarks against Jaya Prada

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Veteran has stoked a controversy with an "underwear" Jibe against film and BJP candidate Jaya Prada, fighting the polls from against him.

termed Khan's alleged below-the-belt remarks against the as "extremely disgraceful" and said the women panel will be sending a show cause notice to him.

Reacting to Khan's remarks, she tweeted that the NCW would also be requesting the to bar him from contesting elections.

Sharma reacted after taking cognisance of another tweet by an user, who had also uploaded a video of the SP leader's purported jibe. The video of Khan making the "abusive" remarks was also doing rounds on various

The tweet, which the NCW took note of quoted Khan as saying "ke neeche ka underwear Khaki rang ka hai.

Khan allegedly made the remarks while addressing a poll campaign rally at Rampur, which goes to polls on April 23 along with a total of 115 constituencies across 15 states in the third phase of the elections.

"Extremely disgraceful," said Sharma, reacting to Khan's remark.

"is always abusive and disrespectful towards women. The NCW will take suo motu cognisance and will send a notice to him. Will request to bar him from contesting elections, tweeted the NCW

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 22:55 IST