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Twinkle Khanna compares sanitary pads with Viagra, twitter reacts

Twinkle Khanna compares sanitary pads with Viagra, twitter reacts
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NEW DELHI: Bollywood former actor-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna grabs headlines for making ‘controversial’ statement on Viagra.

In an interview to Victoria Derbyshire’s show on BBC in London, the 43-year-old producer of upcoming movie, Padman highlighted an important issue saying that sanitary pads  in many American states are taxed but not viagra because policymakers are men over 65 years with erectile dysfunction.

And on @bbcnews …:) #PadManTalks #victoriaderbyshireshow PS- See the interview- I am talking about many states across America where viagra is taxed

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Mrs Funnybones added, “Yet pads are still seen as a luxury item. It’s odd that pads are taxed at 12 percent in India but brooms are tax-free, because it is more important that you keep your house clean rather than your body, and that America has taxes on tampons but Viagra is in fact, tax-free. Perhaps because policies are made by 65-year-old men with erectile dysfunction.”

She also tweeted her statement:

Twinkle also got trolled on social media  for making ‘controversial’ statement on Viagra.

Tweeting with his official Twitter handle, Twinkle  posted a video of the interview given to the BBC.

Many on social media lauded  the Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar’s wife for her comment.

https://twitter.com/PonyPrakashraj/status/955363769651150849

https://twitter.com/wishyouwerehes/status/955379620802678785