Ayesha Takia ashamed of her father-in-law Abu Azmi’s rape remark
Abu Azmi, the Samajwadi Party leader who is Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia’s Father-in-law is under going a lot of troubles. His comment on women and rape has drawn much attention from the public and also from his son Farhan Azmi and daughter-in-law Ayesha Takia Azmi. Abu Azmi said that, “women who have sex outside marriage should be hanged.”
Ayesha Takia Azmi reverted on twitter on her father-in-law’s statement by saying that she had her husband were “deeply embarrassed” and “ashamed” on the said remarks. She tweeted, “if wot im reading about my father in laws statements r true then me and Farhan are deeply embarrassed n ashamed… We surely do not share this mindset…its disrespectful to women.if these statements r true then its sad.”
SP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Mumbai North Central constituency Farhan Azmi, Abu Azmi’s son, also disagreed with his father’s views and opinions. He has time and again advocated in favour of death penalty for rapists. He tweeted, “Guys as far as I am concerned I have made myself more than clear. hang a rapist a 100 times & give me the duty to do so. I will do it for free. Spoke 2 my father about his comments. In my opinion on the topic of RAPE only 1 statement must b given without any explanation-hang da rapist. My seniors including my father share the same opinion but when they start explaining themselves, they fall in the trap of the Journalists. Objectionable!! Condemnable!! Embarrassed!!”
Abu Azmi, the former Rajya Sabha member and sitting MLA, said that, “Rape is punishable by hanging in Islam. But here, nothing happens to women, only to men. Even the woman is guilty.” If we recall a few days back SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had also said that boys commit mistakes, but they should not be hanged for rape. Abu Azmi agreed on his words of his party chief and informed, “…Any woman if, whether married or unmarried, goes along with a man, with or without her consent, should be hanged. Both should be hanged. In India, if you have sex with a person with consent, it’s fine. But if that same person complains, it’s a problem. Nowadays, we see a lot of such cases. Girls complain when someone touches them, and even when someone doesn’t touch them. It becomes a problem then, and the man’s honour is ruined in this. If rape happens with or without consent, it should be punished as prescribed in Islam.”
The National Commission for Women had issued a warning notice to the state SP chief for his insensitive remarks and we are ashamed of these people who think this way and are looking forward to win.