Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Vasundhara Raje Scindia's lip-locking with Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has stirred the hornet's nest. The picture was taken at the India Economic Summit 2006. Read the story here.
Is it that objectionable? Rajasthan Congress leaders naturally asks BJP that is this the culture of Rajasthan. We wonder whether the RSS approves it! Kisses and smooches have been controversial in this country.
Shabana Azmi had locked lips with Nelson Mandela a few years back and a lot of hue and cry was raised by section of Muslim clergy. The storm over the kiss may take sometime before it gets over. The local Hindi papers in Rajasthan have also published the story. See the Dainik Bhaskar Jaipur edition's link