Congress demands Jharkhand CM's apology for letting women wash his feet

| Updated: Jul 10, 2017 11:36 IST

Hyderabad/New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday condemned Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das for letting women wash his feet and demanded latter's apology for his 'shameful act'. "This is very unfortunate that Chief Minister has done such acts. This is very shameful and the Chief Minister should apologise," Congress leader Shobha Ojha told ANI. Meanwhile, women activist Sandhya said that the Chief Minister by his act encouraged the anti-women ideology. "Being a Chief Minister, how can he encourage such kind of practice, how can he involve in such kind of practice? We strongly condemn this .It is nothing but encouraging anti-women ideology," she told ANI. Women in Jamshedpur city of Jharkhand on Sunday were seen washing the feet of state Chief Minister Raghubar Das. Women, in an event held on 'Guru Mahotsav' at Jamshedpur's Brahma Lok Dham, washed Das' feet, on a plate full of flower petals. Das was the chief guest at the event. (ANI)