10 shocking statements by Indian politicians on rape


“I warn my opponents, if anything happens to my mothers or sisters, my party workers, I will not spare them, I will have the last word. I will make their family pay dearly. I will ask my boys to go there. They will rape them and leave.” – Tapas Pal, Trinamool Congress MP

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Actor-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's rape remarks have sparked widespread disbelief and disgust. Here's a look at some outrageous statements made by politicos on the sensitive issue