Influential khap panchayat chief Naresh Tikait has mentioned males have been suggested to not roam round in half pants as solely imposing such restrictions on ladies will not be an answer. “Elders have determined to not permit males going about market locations and day by day public life in half pants as it’s distasteful,” Naresh Tikait, khap panchayat chief, Muzaffarnagar mentioned, as quoted by information company ANI. That is, nonetheless, not an order. “It’s a piece of recommendation,” he was quoted saying.
In 2014, the khap panchayat banned ladies from sporting denims and utilizing cellphones and the web. Tikait at the moment additionally blamed denims for “spoiling the society and the setting”.
Claiming the transfer as a hit as 80 per cent ladies abided by the diktat, Tikait reportedly mentioned now’s the time to “reform” the lads of society, as imposing diktats on ladies alone gained’t assist.
Tikait, who can be the president of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, had stirred one other controversy in 2014 after he mentioned the Supreme Courtroom mustn’t get entangled in deciding who ought to marry whom. “The wedding of our kids is our sole enterprise. We make investments greater than Rs 30-40 lakh on their training, upbringing, however on the subject of marriage, they run away and reside with ladies of identical gotra below police safety,” Tikait had mentioned.