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‘They only know how to cook’: Congress MLA gets embroiled in controversy over sexist remark

Senior Congress MLA Shamanur Shivashankarappa landed in a controversy with his remarks on the candidate nominated by the BJP for the Davangere parliamentary seat in south Indian state of Karnataka.

BJP nominated the wife of incumbent MP and former union minister GM Siddeshwara Gayathri Siddeshwara for Karnataka’s Davangere parliamentary seat.

While addressing a party workers’ meeting, Shivashankarappa criticized the qualifications of Siddeshwara and claimed that he did not have the ability to effectively address public issues.

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“As you all know she wanted to give lotus flower to Modi by winning the elections. First, let them understand the problems of Davangere. We (Congress) have done developmental work in the region. It’s one thing to know how to talk, but they know only to cook in the kitchen, the opposition party doesn’t have the strength to talk in front of the public,” said Shivashankarappa.

The 92-year-old Congress leader is

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Transition To Clean Cooking Is A ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’ In Climate Action

Helping vulnerable populations get access to energy options that reduce air pollution during cooking is an easy way to cut carbon emissions while also improving health and gender equity

Improving access to clean cooking will not only help the world get closer to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but it will not be possible to reach the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) without doing so, said experts speaking on the sidelines of COP28 .

“We don’t want people to be breathing polluted air as a result of the fact that they are preparing food,” said Maria Neira, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director of Environment, Climate Change and Health.

Globally around 2.3 billion people rely on polluting traditional fuels like wood and biomass for cooking, according to the latest report by WHO. It estimates that the cooking sector contributes 3% to the annual global carbon emissions.

It also causes tremendous indoor air pollution. In 2022 alone, indoor air pollution was estimated to be responsible for 3.2 million deathsaccording to WHO.

Women and children are particularly vulnerable as in many cultures they are responsible for cooking and related chores such as gathering firewood. Air pollution is also linked to a