New Delhi: Communist Party of India (Marxist) politburo member and women activist Subhashini Ali on Monday condemned Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar’s remarks on ‘modern Indian women’ and said that they reflect her “conservative and poor” thinking. indicate.
Subhashini Ali accused the minister of showing her ‘Manuwadi’ thinking and said that no one else should decide on behalf of women what they should do or how they should live their lives.
Attacking Sudhakar, Ali said, “Karnataka’s health minister is showing his ‘Manuwadi’ thinking which means other people should decide how women should be. According to this thinking, about himself, about himself. About the body, anything about life. Not to be decided by oneself. Such a woman is considered an ideal woman, which we call ‘Manuwadi’ thinking.”
He said, “It is very conservative and bad thinking and in today’s era to speak like this means to take the society backward. Whether a woman gets married or not, whether she has children or not, how many children she has, it is her It’s a private matter.” added.
Karnataka Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said there has been a change in the mindset of modern women as they do not want to get married and give birth to children.
Speaking at an event organized by NIMHANS here on World Mental Health Day, which was also attended by Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Sudhakar had said, “I am sorry to say, a lot of modern women in India want to be single. Even though They only get married, they don’t want to give birth. They want surrogacy. So our thinking is changing, which is not good.”