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NCW urges EC to take strict action against Azam Khan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Monday urged the to take "strong action" against for making offensive remarks against

NCW in a letter to cited two instances when made offensive comments against Jaya Prada, who is fighting the Lok Sabha election against the from Uttar Pradesh's Rampur seat.

During an election rally in Rampur, had said, "People of Rampur, people of and people of India, it took you 17 years to understand her reality. But, I could recognise it in 17 days that she wears a khaki underwear".

The NCW said the alleged remarks made by Khan were "offensive, unethical and show disrespect towards dignity of women".

Earlier, Khan had said he would enthral the voters with Jaya Prada's 'ghungroo'.

Taking note of both these instances, the NCW urged the poll panel to investigate and take appropriate "strong action" against Khan.

The NCW also issued a show-cause notice to Khan over his remarks.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 15:25 IST