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SP leader makes sexist remarks against Jaya Prada; gets rap from NCW

SP leader makes sexist remarks against Jaya Prada; gets rap from NCW

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday directed party workers not to make indecent comments against women after the National Commission for Women (NCW) pulled up a party leader for allegedly making sexist remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.

SP Sambhal district president Firoz Khan had allegedly said Jaya Prada would "enthral the people of Rampur with her ghungaroos and thumkas".

In a short video clip, Khan is heard saying "Rampur ki shaamein rangeen ho jaayengi ab jab chunavi mahual chalega (Rampur's evenings will turn colourful this election season)", seemingly referring to Jaya Prada, who recently joined the BJP.

Taking note, the NCW issued a notice to Khan, seeking an explanation from him for the remarks.

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