Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said the controversial comment of
author Ashis Nandy about ST, SC and OBC was an example of "mental bankruptcy".
Gehlot said that targeting of any class is not fair.
"The comment is an example of mental bankruptcy. One can only give such
statements only after losing mental balance," Gehlot told reporters on the
sidelines of a public function here.
"People know who gives and takes bribe and the people from SC, ST and OBC have
no capacity to give bribe so how can they promote corruption," he said.
Nandy stirred a row yesterday with his remark that people from OBC, SC and ST
communities were the "most corrupt" at a session at Jaipur Literature festival.
An FIR was lodged against him by a local activist and amid demand for arrest,
Nandy left the city today.
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