Watch: Islam allows polygamy so that the man can satisfy sexual desires, says Karnataka Congress leader

The Congress leader made these remarks when he was asked about his opinion on the uniform civil code.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 24, 2016 5:55 pm
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Ibrahim Kondijal, the district president of Congress party in the Dakshina Kannada region, made an insensitive remark with regard to the practice of polygamy in Islam.

In a video posted by The News Minute, Kondijal can be heard saying in Kannada that ‘Islam allows polygamy so that the husband can satisfy his sexual desires’.

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“Suppose the wife falls sick (including periods), she cannot have sex and the husband will have to go to a sex worker. Islam says you cannot got to a sex worker. If you want, you can marry again,” Kondijal told a gathering of reporters when he was asked about his opinion on the uniform civil code.

A journalist responded to this remark by Kondijal and asked if he thought it was wrong. Following the question, Kondijal said that Islam only allows men to take more than one wife if they can physically and financially look after the women.

The law commission had released a questionnaire on October 7 seeking the opinion and suggestion of people regarding the Uniform Civil Code. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) however opposed the move and said that it was orchestrated by the BJP-led Centre.

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First Published on: October 21, 2016 10:37 am
  1. U
    Uz ooy
    Oct 21, 2016 at 11:19 pm
    Your God Ram and others had thousands of wifes, even today they go to washiyas to satisfy their lust
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      Krish Menon
      Oct 21, 2016 at 6:16 am
      And if they cant find a woman, they sodomise.
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      1. P
        Pradeep
        Oct 22, 2016 at 7:04 am
        absurd statement
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          Vinod Vinayak
          Oct 21, 2016 at 7:02 am
          so true. all those suicide bombers, educated in mad-ras must have felt that their life is worthless and the easy way to forget the scars on the body and sole is to blow themselves up. ( an after thought)
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            zaidi
            Oct 21, 2016 at 4:23 pm
            Rubbish indeed.
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