Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Didi…o…didi” diatribe towards West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee within the run as much as the high-voltage meeting elections has landed two youth in soup as an FIR has been registered towards them for harassing girls by calling them in similar tone utilized by him.
This after Bengal Citizen’s Forum, a neighborhood civil organisation, filed a grievance in north Kolkata’s Amherst Street Police Station stating the frequent utilization of the phrase by the Prime Minister in a sure approach is having a adverse impact on the youth, Ei Samay reported.
The Bengal Citizen’s Forum additionally named Prime Minister Modi in its grievance following which the police registered an FIR towards two youth for harassing girls by calling them “didi…o…didi”, in accordance with a Information18 report.
Highlighting that girls security has been one of many key problems with the meeting polls, the members of the native civil organisation additionally staged a protest exterior the police and burnt the Prime Minister’s effigies whereas demanding his apology. They additionally demanded exemplary punishment towards the accused.
The TMC, which is locked in a fierce battle this time with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the throne of Kolkata, has dubbed the Prime Minister’s tone as sarcastic and derogatory.
TMC MP Mahua Moitra had earlier strongly objected to the Prime Minister’s remark and in contrast it with the cat-calls made by a ‘street-side fellow’.
“There is something we have in Bengal called ‘rock-er chhele’, which means, a street-side fellow who sits on a wall and who basically calls out to every lady walking past, saying ‘Didi…o…didi’,” she mentioned.