Outrage after BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj inaugurates Lucknow night club

LUCKNOW: Controversial BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj has hit the headlines again, but this time it is not for any outrageous remark.

The BJP leader sparked major outrage in Uttar Pradesh after he inaugurated a night club in state capital Lucknow.

Located in Aliganj area, the club is called ‘Let's Meet'. The nightclub is located on the second floor of Jeet Plaza near Ram Ram Bank crossing in Aliganj, a Zee News report said.

The Unnao MP had earlier said that the 'vulgar acts' by couples in parks and cars lead to rape.

"When these couples ride a motorcycle, they hug each other as if the girl will eat the boy or the boy will eat the girl," he was quoted as saying by HT.

"Similarly, couples can be seen behaving in a vulgar fashion in cars, parks and other places. Everyone ignores them, but once rape happens, people demand action against the police, so the right thing would be to take action and put such couples behind bars," the report quoted him saying.

Last year, the BJP lawmaker had defended Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh after he was convicted for raping his female followers at a Panchkula court on August 25.

"One person has complained of rape against Ram Rahim. Crores others believe he is God. Who do you think is right?" Sakshi Maharaj said, alleging a "conspiracy to defame not only Ram Rahim and other saints, but also Indian culture."

Two years ago, Sakshi Maharaj made a huge scandal when he said that 'Hindu women to have at least four children.'

Though the BJP distanced itself from the leader, defiant Sakshi Maharaj had said that, "hang me, if I have said something wrong."


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