They targeted me because: Hema Malini responds to Randeep Surjewala's derogatory remarks

While speaking to the media, Hema Malini said that the leaders of the opposition should learn how to respect women from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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The veteran actor and BJP's third-time candidate from Mathura Hema Malini on Thursday reacted to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala's derogatory remarks about her and said that Congress targets popular people because targeting the unpopular ones won't do them any good.

In response to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala’s purported derogatory remarks, while speaking to the media Hema Malini said that the leaders of the opposition should learn how to respect women from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The statement from the actor came before submitting her Lok Sabha nominations on Thursday.

Hema Malini also expressed happiness for her third-time nomination from Mathura for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Further, she extended all possible help for the development of Mathura.

Meanwhile, the Haryana State Commission for Women has issued notice to Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala over his remarks against actor and BJP MP Hema Malini.

However, defending his statement, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said that he respects Hema Malini and even said that she is "our daughter-in-law". He also blamed the IT cell for distorting the video to spread fake news against him.