'When rape is inevitable, enjoy it...': Congress MLA in Karnataka Assembly

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Published: December 17,2021 09:37 AM
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Senior Karnataka Congress leader and former Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Thursday made a sexist and unsavoury comment on rape in the state Assembly.

December 17, 2021: Senior Karnataka Congress leader and former Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Thursday made a sexist and unsavoury comment on rape in the state Assembly.



"There is a saying that when rape is inevitable, lie down and enjoy it. That is exactly the position in which you are,” Kumar said in the Assembly.



The senior Congress MLA's remark was made when MLAs began to demand time from Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri to discuss farmers' issues in the Assembly. When the Speaker asked how the Session would be conducted if the time was allotted to everyone.