NEW DELHI – An Indian instructor has claimed that girls who dressed like males and degrade their womanhood gave delivery to transgenders and autistic youngsters.
Rajith Kumar, a botany lecturer at Kalady’s Sree Sankara Faculty in Kerala, who used to current such sexist and homophobic theories, said this throughout a dwell TV present right here the different day.
“…a lady who clothes up like a person, what would be the character of the kid she provides delivery to? These youngsters are known as ‘transgenders’ or ‘napumsakam’. Hijra,” India Right this moment quoted Kumar as saying.
A report on The Information Minute factors out that the instructor had confused that “Good youngsters are born to these women and men who dwell their lives as women and men”. He additional claimed that man-like woman born to the person who degrades his manhood.
He went on to say that youngsters born to insurgent ladies and men endure from the autism.
The one good factor that got here out of this incident is that KK Shylaja, the state minister for well being and social welfare has barred Rajith from taking part in authorities programmes.
“Rajith Kumar has been constantly propagating superstitious and sexist concepts. We’re mulling authorized motion in opposition to him for making such derogatory feedback,” the minister stated.
After backlash, the instructor appeared on TV remarked that his views have been based mostly on science and years of expertise.
Later, Well being Minister KK Shailaja launched a press word, stating: “Rajith Kumar has been constantly propagating superstitious and sexist concepts… After having made a remark that transgender individuals are born to ladies who put on denims, he reiterated the assertion in a tv present. We’re mulling authorized motion in opposition to him for making such derogatory feedback”.
The minister has imposed ban on Rajith’s participation in authorities programmes. Through the years, Rajith has reportedly been holding “consciousness periods” in a number of faculties, faculties and authorities places of work.