Why is Twitter talking about Sati and Raja Ram Mohan Roy?
Actress Payal Rohatgi took to Twitter to say that the tradition of Sati was not regressive and it was introduced to prevent the prostitution of Hindu wives by Mughal invaders.
Twitter is full of people who like to express everything they think, no matter how outrageous their thoughts are. One such example is reality TV performer Payal Rohatgi, who thinks that the tradition of Sati was not regressive and it was introduced to prevent the prostitution of Hindu wives by Mughal invaders.
Yes. Stop whatever you are doing and listen to this woman.
All this started when a Twitter handle @Indianhistorypics tweeted the picture of social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy and credited him for launching the movement against Sati.
No he was a chamcha to Britishers who used him to defame the Sati tradition. Sati tradition was not compulsory but was introduced to prevent the prostitution of Hindu wives by the hands of Mughal invaders. It was the woman’s choice. #FeministsofIndia Sati was not regressive ???? https://t.co/sALLK2lALF— PAYAL ROHATGI & Team -BHAKTS of BHAGWAN RAM (@Payal_Rohatgi) May 25, 2019
Controversies are not new for this actress, she is infamous for spreading fake news, misrepresenting the facts and tweeting like a Hindutva troll.
This time too, one tweet and many more like that fired up the Twitter to debate on Raja Ram Mohan Roy and his contributions to the society.
Whoever is justifying Sati Pratha or questioning Raja Ram Mohan Roy needs help and education.— Himanjali Gautam (@sweetnyasa) May 28, 2019
I think you are mixing jauhar with Sati system.— Deepal.Trivedi (@DeepalTrevedie) May 26, 2019
With this, you are sure to get a Rajyasabha nomination! Enjoy! https://t.co/5bUqP107Ef
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's bust brought down a few days. Today you called Raja Ram Mohan Roy a "chamcha" of British. This is the new India, people. WhatsApp University graduates are having a say in anything and everything. No will to read, brains are rotting. Our heroes shamed!— Ranjan (@KanCinemaFan) May 26, 2019
Behen, please chup ho jaa ab to 5 saal.— Sunanda (@YoursLegallyy) May 26, 2019
Behen seriously band kar de. Abhi aur bolna band kar de. Tere behalf pe SAB ko Sharam aane lagi hai— Manu (@MusicallyManu) May 26, 2019
Girl u shud take a potted plant and continously apologize to it for wasting it oxygen.— Nehr_who (@Nehr_who) May 26, 2019
Just a few days back, Rohatgi urged the government to change the name of Delhi's famous Khan Market. Why? Because she believes it is named under some Mughal invader. (History lesson 99: Khan Market was named after Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan – a freedom fighter and brother of Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan)
Change the name of every street in Delhi named after Mughal invaders to Hindu Kings. Let’s glorify the heroes for a change. Not the villains. Change Khan Market to Valmiki Market. This is my freedom of speech. Deal with it Indians. #MondayMotivation pic.twitter.com/xwcntEkXFw— PAYAL ROHATGI & Team -BHAKTS of BHAGWAN RAM (@Payal_Rohatgi) May 20, 2019
God! She really needs some history lessons.