The Union Coal Minister though said that he had no intention to hurt anybody's sentiments and he also said that he is ready to apologise for his comments, if it had hurt anyone. The minister later apologised for his comment, at a poetry meet at K.K. Girls College in Kanpur
Jaiswal made the comment while congratulating a gathering in Kanpur at India's victory over Pakistan in the T20 world Cup. And in the speech he compared the victory 'which fades with time is like old wives losing their charm over time'.
Rani Agarwal, principal of a degree college in Lucknow, said that high command should take a proper action over this issue. She also added that Sonia Gandhi being a woman should take appropriate action over Jaiswal's sexist remarks.
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