Jaipur: NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma on Saturday said the word 'sexy' should not be taken in a negative context as it means 'beautiful and charming', but her argument did not go down well with the BJP and women's organisations which termed her remark as shocking and demoralising for women.
Speaking at a function, Mamta said that the word meant 'beautiful' and 'charming' so it should not be taken in negative sense because problems start when we treat it as negative.
"Boys pass comments on girls terming them sexy but sexy means beautiful and charming. We should not see it in negative sense," she said in the function held by a woman organisation.
Soon after the programme, BJP criticised Sharma and accused her of promoting eve-teasing by giving such statements....more
08:12 AM, Feb 26, 2012