Media twisted my remarks on girls consuming liquor: Parrikar

PANAJI: Facing grievance at the social media for his remarks on women consuming liquor, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday claimed that the media twisted his observation, whilst he had best referred to the "school and college students".

He additionally stated that politicians needed to be cautious whilst making statements, relating to his cupboard colleague, Vijai Sardesai, who had dubbed a bit of home vacationers visiting the coastal state as the "scum of the earth".

However, Parrikar additionally stated Sardesai was once not mistaken in highlighting the problem but that he interpreted it in an flawed method.

Parrikar had remaining week expressed fear over women consuming liquor in this day and age.

"I've begun to worry now, as a result of even women have started ingesting beer. The tolerance prohibit is being crossed.

"I'm really not talking about everybody. I'm really not talking about those sitting right here," he was once quoted through the media as pronouncing, whilst addressing the State Youth Parliament organised through the state Legislature department.

The chief minister on Wednesday stated, "If any person wants to purposely twist the observation, we can't help it."

"It was once twisted in any such method that after all the interviewer (the one that had taken the public interview of Parrikar on the tournament) needed to intrude and tweet that I was referring to university and faculty scholars," he told reporters here, adding that he had "not requested someone not to drink".

Parrikar additionally stated his remarks weren't an expression of worry, but a concern.

"I had stated it was once my concern, not even worry. Worry isn't like worry," he said, adding that "concern is prime to each particular person".


To a query on Sardesai's comments on home vacationers, the chief minister stated, "Sometimes, a political candidate needs to be cautious whilst creating a observation.


"But sometimes, if a report is filed by a journalist who was not present at the event, there is a possibility of dilution or modification of the statement."


He stated Sardesai was once relating to an incident of a tourist urinating from a bus window, the video of which had gone viral at the social media.


"He (Sardesai) should not have used very harsh words. I have spoken to him about it. He was not wrong in what he was highlighting. But he interpreted it in a wrong way or rather, he was not able to express it correctly," Parrikar stated, adding that the minister, on the other hand, corrected his observation later.
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