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

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

The IndependentIndian brides given wooden paddles to hit drunken, abusive husbands by leading politicianThe IndependentAn 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 ...and more »

Brides can now apply wooden bats on their husbands if they turn alcoholic - Fijivillage;

Brides can now apply wooden bats on their husbands if they turn alcoholic - Fijivillage

FijivillageBrides can now apply wooden bats on their husbands if they turn alcoholicFijivillageThe wooden bat, which is commonly used to beat clothes while washing to take dirt out of it, has now been gifted to newly wedded brides to apply on their alcoholic husbands. Panchayeti raj minister Gopal Bhargava presented the wooden bats to nearly 700 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsIndian brides given bats to keep abusive husbands in checkBBC NewsHundreds 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 ...and more »

Bride gift: bat to beat tipsy hubby - Calcutta Telegraph

Bride gift: bat to beat tipsy hubbyCalcutta TelegraphBhopal, 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 ...and more »

700 brides gifted bats to fix drunk hubbies - Deccan Herald;

700 brides gifted bats to fix drunk hubbies - Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald700 brides gifted bats to fix drunk hubbiesDeccan HeraldWhat 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 ...and more »

Brides get bats to beat drunk husbands - Daily Nation;

Brides get bats to beat drunk husbands - Daily Nation

Daily NationBrides get bats to beat drunk husbandsDaily NationAn Indian bride sits with her groom during a mass marriage ceremony at Gurdwara Baba Jallan Dass on April 14, 2012. PHOTO | NARINDER NANU | AFP. In Summary. Bhargava told the brides to reason with their husbands first, adding that they should “let ...and more »

'A gift to keep drunks in check': 700 Indian brides given wooden paddles to beat their husbands - Telegraph.co.uk;

'A gift to keep drunks in check': 700 Indian brides given wooden paddles to beat their husbands - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'A gift to keep drunks in check': 700 Indian brides given wooden paddles to beat their husbandsTelegraph.co.ukIt is a wedding present that would not be available on a John Lewis giftlist. In the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, 700 brides at a mass wedding were presented with wooden bats and told to use them as weapons should their husbands become drunk or ...and more »

Wooden bats gifted to 700 brides to beat husbands if they turn alcoholic - Bihar Prabha

Wooden bats gifted to 700 brides to beat husbands if they turn alcoholicBihar PrabhaSagar(MP), Apr 30 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Minister Gopal Bhargava decided on an unusual present a 'mogri' or a wooden bat– for nearly 700 brides at a mass marriage ceremony. The gifted mogri even bears the caption 'sharabiyon ke sutara hetu bhent, ...and more »

A wedding gift to reform alcoholic husbands - The Hindu;

A wedding gift to reform alcoholic husbands - The Hindu

The HinduA wedding gift to reform alcoholic husbandsThe HinduNearly 700 couples got married at the ceremony at Garhakota in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. | Photo Credit: AMIT DAVE. PTI. Bhopal April 30, 2017 22:02 IST. Updated: April 30, 2017 22:03 IST. more-in ...and more »

Indian Women Given Bats to Guard Against Domestic Abuse - Daily Beast

Indian Women Given Bats to Guard Against Domestic AbuseDaily BeastNewly married Indian women were given wooden bats by a state minister, who said they should use it in order to guard themselves against potentially abusive husbands. The minister, Gopal Bhargava, distributed the bats to almost 700 brides at a mass ...and more »

Mass marriage brides get washing bats to curb alcoholism - The New Indian Express

Mass marriage brides get washing bats to curb alcoholismThe New Indian ExpressBhopal: Carrying forward the message of liquor ban in the state in a phased manner, Madhya Pradesh panchayat and rural development minister Gopal Bhargav gifted 700-odd brides a gift for the larger social cause. At the mass marriage of 700 couples and ...and more »

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

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

International Business Times, India EditionWatch: Alcoholism hit for a six? Madhya Pradesh minister gives brides bats to beat husbands if they turn alcoholic!International Business Times, India EditionWhat 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 ...and more »

Indian minister gifts bats to newly-wed brides to beat abusive, alcoholic husbands - WION;

Indian minister gifts bats to newly-wed brides to beat abusive, alcoholic husbands - WION

WIONIndian minister gifts bats to newly-wed brides to beat abusive, alcoholic husbandsWIONThe foot-long paddles gifted by Gopal Bhargava had 'For beating drunkards' and 'Police won't intervene' emblazoned on them. Photograph: (Facebook). Follow Us. New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 30, 2017, 08.20 PM (IST). A minister in central India gave an ...and more »

Minister's Special Gift For 700 Brides: Bats To Beat Drunk Husbands With - NDTV;

Minister's Special Gift For 700 Brides: Bats To Beat Drunk Husbands With - NDTV

NDTVMinister's Special Gift For 700 Brides: Bats To Beat Drunk Husbands WithNDTVBhopal: Madhya Pradesh minister Gopal Bhargava had an unusual gift for nearly 700 new brides - a 'mogri' or a wooden bat, traditionally used to wash clothes. Gifting the bats at a mass marriage ceremony on Saturday, the minister instructed the brides ...and more »

It is okay to beat up your husband with 'mogri' if he turns alcoholic, says MP minister - Zee News;

It is okay to beat up your husband with 'mogri' if he turns alcoholic, says MP minister - Zee News

Zee NewsIt is okay to beat up your husband with 'mogri' if he turns alcoholic, says MP ministerZee NewsBrides can now apply 'mogri' or wooden bat on their husbands if they turn alcoholic. 'Mogri' or wooden bat, which is commonly used to beat clothes while washing to take dirt out of it, has now been gifted to newly wedded brides to apply on their ...and more »

MP Minister Gopal Bhargava gifts brides wooden bats for reforming drunkard husbands - India.com;

MP Minister Gopal Bhargava gifts brides wooden bats for reforming drunkard husbands - India.com

India.comMP Minister Gopal Bhargava gifts brides wooden bats for reforming drunkard husbandsIndia.comThe wooden bats were engraved with sentences like "Sharabiyon ke sutara hetu bhent" (gift for reforming drunkards). By Ravi Kaushal | Published: April 30, 2017 7:30 PM IST Email. 0 Shares. Facebook share; Twitter share; Share on Google+ · Share on ...and more »

Minister gifts bats to brides for beating alcoholic husbands - Khaleej Times;

Minister gifts bats to brides for beating alcoholic husbands - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesMinister gifts bats to brides for beating alcoholic husbandsKhaleej TimesWhat would you generally gift a newly-married couple? A Madhya Pradesh minister decided on an unusual present -- a 'mogri' or a wooden bat-- for nearly 700 brides at a mass marriage ceremony. While the mogri is traditionally used to wash clothes, the ...and more »

Beat husbands if they return home drunk - The Siasat Daily;

Beat husbands if they return home drunk - The Siasat Daily

The Siasat DailyBeat husbands if they return home drunkThe Siasat DailyBhopal: 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 ...and more »

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

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

Hindustan TimesMP minister presents washing bats to brides, says use it to fix drunk husbandsHindustan TimesThe 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 ...and more »

Madhya Pradesh: Minister gifts wooden bats to 700 brides to beat husbands if they turn alcoholic - Scroll.in;

Madhya Pradesh: Minister gifts wooden bats to 700 brides to beat husbands if they turn alcoholic - Scroll.in

Scroll.inMadhya Pradesh: Minister gifts wooden bats to 700 brides to beat husbands if they turn alcoholicScroll.inGopal Bhargava, however, advised the women to first try to talk their partners out of the habit. Scroll Staff. Published 12 hours ago. Madhya Pradesh: Minister gifts wooden bats to 700 brides to beat husbands if they turn. Around 700 brides in Madhya ...and more »