Thursday, 16 August 2018 11:21

'Sari Protest' Outside OPM

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A group of protesters, clad in yellow T-shirts and saris, gathered outside the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday.

Their protest, led by Pundit Satyanand Maharaj, sought to gain an apology from the Prime Minister for the depiction of a woman in a yellow sari being disrobed at the PNM Sports and Family Day on Sunday.

With a letter in hand, the group said the skit offended many citizens, and there was no humour in the presentation.

According to Vice Chairman of the UNC’s Pointe-a-Pierre Constituency Executive, Radica Balkaran, a sari is much more that a piece of cloth.

The group has since written to the Equal Opportunities Commission to examine possible breaches of the Equal Opportunities Act.

The PNM’s Tabaquite Constituency has since defended the skit, stating it was merely a symbolic representation of the growing support of the PNM.

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