Indian brides given wooden paddles to hit drunken, abusive husbands by leading politician - The Independent

An Indian state has handed out hundreds of wooden bats to newly married women to use as a weapon if their husbands become abusive. Gopal Bargava, a Minister in the state of Madhya Pradesh, handed out the paddles, traditionally used to get dirt out of ...

Indian brides given bats to keep abusive husbands in check - BBC News

Hundreds of brides at an Indian mass wedding have been given wooden bats and urged to use them as weapons if their husbands turn abusive. Messages such as "for use against drunkards" are written on the paddles, which measure about 40cm (15in) and ...

Bride gift: bat to beat tipsy hubby - Calcutta Telegraph

Bhopal, April 30 (PTI): A Madhya Pradesh minister has gifted brides at a mass-wedding ceremony wooden bats with the advice to use them on their husbands if they turn alcoholic or harass them and refuse to mend their ways. "Whenever I visit any rural or ...

700 brides gifted bats to fix drunk hubbies - Deccan Herald

What would you generally gift a newlymarried couple? A Madhya Pradesh minister has gifted 'mogris' — wooden bats used to wash clothes — to nearly 700 brides, and advised them to use it on their husbands if they turn alcoholic or harass them. The ...

Watch: Alcoholism hit for a six? Madhya Pradesh minister gives brides bats to beat husbands if they turn alcoholic! - International Business Times, India Edition

What prompted BJP leader Gopal Bhargava to gift bats to brides, with which they can beat their husbands if they become alcoholic? Read to find out. Arkadev Ghoshal. April 30, 2017 20:19 IST. Gopal Bhargava. In picture: MP minister Gopal Bhargava ...

Beat husbands if they return home drunk - The Siasat Daily

Bhopal: Gopal Bhargava, Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Madhya Pradesh made headlines when he presented Moghri (bat) to nearly 700 newly-weds in a mass ceremony organized by him. Usually the moghri is used for washing clothes ...

MP minister presents washing bats to brides, says use it to fix drunk husbands - Hindustan Times

The washing bat has two messages printed on it - one that asks women to use it to reform their husbands while the second promises them immunity from police action. india Updated: Apr 30, 2017 21:48 IST. Anupam Pateriya and Shruti Tomar Hindustan ...