The minister has ordered for 10,000 bats to be gifted to women “suffering at the hands of their alcoholic husbands”. (Source: ANI)
What would you generally gift a newly-married couple? A Madhya Pradesh minister decided on an unusual present – a ‘mogri’ or a wooden bat – for nearly 700 brides at a mass marriage ceremony. While the mogri is traditionally used to wash clothes, the minister has advised the brides to use it on their husbands if they turn alcoholic or harass them and refuse to mend their ways.
The gifted mogri even bears the caption ‘sharabiyon ke sutara hetu bhent, police nahi bolegi’ (gift for beating drunkards, police will not intervene).
(Source: ANI)
Gopal Bhargava, the state minister of panchayati raj and rural development, gifted the bats to nearly 700 brides during a mass marriage ceremony solemnised on the auspicious occasion of …