Almost 700 wives were given wooden bats by an Indian state minister,the minister urged the women to use the bats as a weapon if their husbands turn alcoholic or abusive.
The bats which are used to get dirt out of clothes in traditional laundries , Gopal Bhargava were given to 700 brides at a mass wedding organised by the government of central Madhya Pradesh state on Saturday.
The nearly foot-long paddles are emblazoned with messages that read: “For beating drunkards” and “Police won’t intervene”. Bhargava told the brides to reason with their husbands first, adding that they should “let the wooden paddles do the talking” if their spouses refuse to listen.
Source: ( Instablog9ja)