Tweeples give ‘RippedJeansTwitter’ shoutouts. Here’s why

Bhubaneswar: Tweeples have come together today giving shoutouts of hashtag rippedjeanstwitter disaccording the recent ‘ripped jeans’ remark by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat.

With over 17k tweets, users of the microblogging platform sent out messages to stop the judgments and misogyny.

Worth mentioning here, on Tuesday, CM Tirath Singh Rawat visited a workshop in Dehradun that was organized by the Uttarakhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights here. During his address there, Rawat said that he was shocked to see a woman in ripped jeans running an NGO and expressed concerns about what examples it would be setting for the society.

Rawat’s statement immediately stirred controversy and people took to microblogging platform Twitter to express their opinions on the issue. Many women also posted their pictures wearing ripped jeans along with their messages.

Here is a peek into a few of the tweets under hashtag RippedJeansTwitter:

 

 

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