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BJP leader Ram Madhav called Draupadi world’s first feminist, gets trolled

BJP leader Ram Madhav called Draupadi world’s first feminist, gets trolled
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PANAJI: BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav  on Sunday, December 17 said that Pandava queen Draupadi was the “first feminist in the world”.

“Draupadi was the first feminist in the world. She had five husbands; she won’t listen to any of the five. She only listened to (Lord) Krishna, who was a friend. But we never call her promiscuous,” Madhav said at the one-day Indic Thoughts festival held in Panaji 

He said Draupadi was “singularly responsible” for the Mahabharata war that led to the killing of 18 lakh persons on the battlefield. The war resulted from Draupadi’s stubbornness, said Madhav, who has a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh background.

Tweeps trolled the former RSS member for his controversial statements and asked him some serious questions.