Surprised by the outrage over his look, Sakshi Maharaj, 62, says he had been tricked into believing he was inaugurating a restaurant. He says he has additionally complained to the BJP state president towards a celebration chief who he mentioned had egged him on to take up the invite.
The proprietor of the membership additionally now claims the invitations mistakenly referred to the restaurant cum lunge as “nightclub”.
For Sakshi Maharaj, identified for his medieval-era views and feedback, the embarrassment could not have come at a worse time. He represents Unnao, the place a BJP legislator has been charged with raping a 15-year-old woman. On social media, it was identified that he had not met the rape survivor but.Months in the past, Sakshi Maharaj had blamed rapes on ladies and boys holding palms and fascinating in “vulgar conduct in public”.
Among the many “quotable” gems credited to him was this: “When these trip a motorbike, they hug one another as in the event that they each will eat one another.”
He had additionally supported Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief accused of raping two disciples when he made this remark: “One lady has alleged rape towards the Dera chief, however crores of devotees consider he’s God. Who would you consider?”