Actress-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Rampur Lok Sabha constituency, Jaya Prada has once again lashed out at senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in the aftermath of the lewd comments made by him against her in a rally.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Jaya Prada launched a veiled attack on Azam Khan, uring the women in the Rampur constituency to be aware of men who wear sunglasses, assuming they have "x-ray vision" in their eyes being the glasses and identifies colours and kinds of clothing a woman is wearing.
"Why always I am the victim? When elections are happening throughout the country, then why such an incident takes place in Rampur against a woman's dignity. They (politicians) comment on their (women's) attire, colour, their clothes - do they have x-rays in their eyes? I have to tell the women here, stay aware of those who wear sunglasses on their eyes, they might have x-rays in their eyes. Don't know what intentions they are looking at you." said Jaya Prada hitting out at Azam Khan over his disgusting comments in a public rally against her.
This statement has come from the BJP leader in the light of the recent dirty comments made by Azam Khan. On April 14, former minister Azam Khan made a below the belt 'khaki' comment on Jaya Prada, who is set to contest the election against Azam Khan from Rampur constituency in the poll.
"I brought her (Jaya Prada) to Rampur. You are a witness that I did not allow anyone to touch her body. It took you 17 years to identify her real face but I got to know in 17 days that she wears khaki underp****," said Khan as quoted by news agency ANI.
Taking cognisance of the statement, the election commission has imposed a 72-hour prohibition on Khan's election campaigning for his reprehensible "khaki-underpants" comment against BJP candidate Jaya Prada. Currently, he has been barred from holding public meetings, public processions, public rallies, road shows and interviews, public utterances in media (print, electronic and social media) for 72 hours.
Along with the punishment, an FIR under Section 509 of IPC and Section 125 of Representation of the People Act, 1951 has been lodged against the senior SP leader for his 'indecent' and 'repugnant' comment against the BJP leader.