Karnataka Minister Makes Shocking Remark, Says Modern Indian Women Want to Stay Single; Unwilling To Give Birth Even After Marriage

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Bengaluru: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday claimed that modern Indian women want to remain single, are not ready to give birth even after marriage and want children through surrogacy. “Today, I’m sorry to say, many modern women in India want to remain single. Even if they get married, they don’t want to give birth. They want surrogacy. That’s why our thinking is changing. Which is not good,” he said during World Mental Health Day at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurological Sciences (NIMHANS). Also Read – As Festival Season Begins, Social Distancing Compliance Hits New Low, Study says | Check out key findings here

Lamenting the “Western influence” on Indian society, the minister said people do not want their parents to live with them. Speaking about mental health in India, Sudhakar said that every seventh Indian has some kind of mental problem, which can be mild, moderate and severe. Also Read – Modi Government Allows Export Of Russian Sputnik Light Kovid-19 Vaccine Made In India

However, according to him, stress management is an art and Indian need not learn it but need to tell the world how to deal with it. Also Read – Subramanian Swamy Changes Twitter Bio After Being Removed From BJP’s National Executive

“Stress management is an art. This is not an art we need to learn as Indians. We need to teach the world how to deal with stress, because yoga, meditation and pranayama are wonderful tools that were used by our ancestors. taught the world thousands of years ago.

Regarding COVID-19 and mental health, Sudhakar said that relatives were not able to touch the bodies of their loved ones, which caused them mental agony.

“The pandemic caused the government to start counseling COVID-19 patients. Till now we have counseled 24 lakh COVID-19 patients in Karnataka. I do not know any other state which has done this,” Sudhakar said.

Expressing his gratitude towards NIMHANS, he said that the institute is providing counseling to the people and offering tele-medicine through its digital platform. Sudhakar also expressed gratitude to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, who spoke at the event, for delivering 1.5 crore COVID-19 vaccines to Karnataka every month since September, thereby increasing the vaccination coverage in the state.

He lauded the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government for providing 94 crore vaccines since the start of the vaccination campaign, as the country undertook the arduous task of vaccinating the entire population free of cost.

“We are the only country giving free vaccines. Elsewhere, people have to pay between Rs 1,500 to Rs 4,000 per vaccine,” Sudhakar said.

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