If you remember the statement that alarmed the people, who did not vote for BJP, to go to Pakistan, you must remember a name called Giriraj Singh. He has been repeatedly coming up with statements that apparently go against the tagline of the Modi Government - sabka sath, sabka vikas. This time, he was speaking in a public meeting where persons from BJP and RSS were present.
The current union minister in Modi Government's cabinet, on Wednesday, has made a statement on the enforcement of a two-child rule. He has stated that married couples from every religion must embrace it or it should rather be imposed. The Nawada BJP MP said:
"Hindu ka do beta ho aur Musalmaan ko bhi do hi beta hona chahiye. Hamaari aabadi ghat rahi hai. Bihar mein saat zila aisa hai jahan hamaari jansankhya ghat rahi hai. Jansankhya niyantran ke niyam ko badalna hoga, tabhi hamaari betiyaan surakshit rahengi. Nahi toh hamein bhi Pakistan ki tarah apni betiyon ko parde mein band karna hoga"
An English translated version will be like:
Hindus and Muslims, both religion should embrace the two-child norm. Hindus are declining in the population that you can see in the seven districts of Bihar. We will have to change the norms of the population so that our daughters are safe. Otherwise, we will also have to keep our daughters in the veil.
The Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Giriraj Singh was mocked on twitter for this remark. Leaders from the opposition parties and persons like Chetan Bhagat presented their point of views, and also, they were replied by Giriraj as well. Here is a set of tweets on the issue:
and this tweet was replied by Giriraj Singh with humour:
Giriraj has also pointed fingers on media as usual that they have manipulated his statement. He has often been making such kind of 'logical' remarks since the formation of Modi government.