BJP MLA says prostitutes are better than govt officials, triggers controversy

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SRINAGAR: BJP MLA Surendra Singh has triggers a controversy by saying that “prostitutes are better than government officials”.

Addressing a gathering, Singh said, “Officials se accha charitra vaishyaon ka hota hai, woh paisa lekar kam se kam apna kaam toh karti hain aur stage pe naachti hain. Par yeh officials toh paisa lekar bhi aapka kaam karenge ki nahi, iski koi guarantee hi nahi hai (Prostitutes are better than government officials. At least for money they do their work well and also entertain us by dancing on the stage. But these officials even after taking the money and they don’t guarantee work.)

Singh also ordered his supporters to beat up government officials if they ask for bribes. He also urged his supporters to record the voice of any official who demands a bribe.

Earlier, he had sparked controversy for blaming parents and smartphones for rising rape incidents. (PTK)