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Maneka Gandhi

Data de nascimento: 26. Agosto 1956

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi is the Indian Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development in the Government of PM Narendra Modi. She is also an animal rights activist, environmentalist, and widow of the Indian politician Sanjay Gandhi. She has been a minister in four governments, and has authored a number of books in the areas of etymology, law and animal welfare. Maneka Gandhi is a member of the Nehru-Gandhi Family.

Citações Maneka Gandhi

„In India, no power plant runs beyond 58 per cent of its capacity. I believe instead of making yet another plant which is really disastrous, what you should do first is to go in for conservation - that is increase your 58 per cent to 90 per cent. Your power problem would be solved right there.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On Indian power plants, as quoted in "'We have to stop this Amethi-ising of the entire country, says Maneka Gandhi" http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/everybody-treated-environment-ministry-as-an-angutha-chhaap-ministry-maneka-gandhi/1/316460.html, India Today (15 May 1990)
1981-1990

„Has prostitution come to an end because of warnings against it?“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On the effectiveness of anti-smoking ads, as quoted in "One-woman army" http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/maneka-gandhi-mows-down-resistance-to-her-green-crusade/1/316230.html, India Today (15 May 1990)
1981-1990

„Whether they serve lamb or vegetable burgers is irrelevant. McDonald's is the largest killer of cows in the world.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

Commenting on McDonald's lamb burger in India, as quoted in "To Curry Favor in India Debut, McDonald's Sells Maharaja Macs" http://www.csmonitor.com/1996/1017/101796.intl.intl.4.html, The Christian Science Monitor (17 October 1996)
1991-2000

„Money through trade of slaughtered animals goes into terrorism, therefore goes into killing us, why are we allowing this?“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On India's beef exports, as quoted in "Funds from cow slaughter racket being pumped into terror: Maneka Gandhi" http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Funds-from-cow-slaughter-racket-being-pumped-into-terror-Maneka-Gandhi/articleshow/42477955.cms, The Times of India (15 September 2014)
2011-present

„Among a certain class this winter, there wasn't a party in Delhi that didn't have cocaine.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On Delhi's drug problem, as quoted in "New Kicks on The Block" http://archives.digitaltoday.in/indiatoday/05041999/cover.html, India Today (5 April 1999)
1991-2000

„It is a win-win situation for us — no harm to janitors by way of daily exposure to chemicals, and cows will be valued more.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On the use of gomutra as a floor cleaner, as quoted in "Holy cow! Government offices may soon be cleaned using liquid made from bovine urine" http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2015-01-09/news/57883715_1_cow-urine-product-floors, The Economic Times (9 January 2015)
2011-present

„The movement I have initiated against the entry of junk food has already resulted in the reduction of sales of KFC in Bangalore to a record low.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On her campaign against junk food, as quoted in "Kfc Branded "Poison" In India" http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-10-30/business/9510300036_1_maneka-gandhi-kentucky-fried-chicken-pizza-hut, Chicago Tribune (30 October 1995)
1991-2000

„It is so naturally high in fat that it leads to obesity, the cause of all modern disease. Ayurveda actually lists milk as one of the five white poisons.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On drinking milk, as quoted in "Ayurveda actually lists milk as one of the five white poisons" http://www.rediff.com/news/2000/apr/11inter.htm, Rediff (12 April 2000)
1991-2000

„If there are 500 tigers left in India, I'd be surprised. They are even skinning the tigers in Indian zoos.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On poaching of tigers in India, as quoted in "Hunting down the hunter: A dying breed" http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/hunting-down-the-hunter-a-dying-breed-473821.html, The Independent (12 April 2006)
2001-2010

„If men get injured, it is another reason to ban jallikattu. Anyway, it is not a sport, but a torture to make the animal do an unnatural act. This is being practiced by a bunch of drunken youngsters.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On banning Jallikattu, as quoted in "A solitary Maneka fights ‘jallikattu’" http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-a-solitary-maneka-fights-jallikattu-9828, DNA India (14 November 2005)
2001-2010

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„When I was studying in Bangalore, temperature would be around 21 degree and now it is 31 degree. The drastic increase in the level of temperature is due to industrialisation.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On global warming, as quoted in "Nature abuse leading to global warming: Maneka Gandhi" http://www.deccanherald.com/content/245606/nature-abuse-leading-global-warming.html, Deccan Herald (28 April 2012)
2011-present

„Three years ago, I came to you as a bride. Today, I come as a widow who, with a small child, was thrown out of her mother-in-law's house.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

During an election campaign speech in Amethi, as quoted in Mrs. "Gandhi's feisty daughter-in-law: more than a political nuisance?" http://www.csmonitor.com/1983/0406/040644.html, The Christian Science Monitor (6 April 1983)
1981-1990

„Let me clarify at the outset that this decision to permit hunting of wild boars and blue bull in the wild is not taken for the sake of farmers, but to benefit those private forest lodge operators who have clients from Middle East and other countries.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

Criticising Madhya Pradesh government's move to simply hunting rules, as quoted in "Maneka miffed with MP govt's move to simplify hunting rules" http://www.firstpost.com/india/maneka-miffed-with-mp-govts-move-to-simplify-hunting-rules-188695.html, First Post (20 January 2012)
2011-present

„Just see how well the Jains and the Marwaris do in life. It cannot be a co-incidence that they are so well educated and affluent. It is because of their way of life which involves least harm to a living being.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On vegetarian communities like Jains and Marwaris, as quoted in "Being vegetarian is the only way to save the planet: Maneka Gandhi" http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/developmental-issues/Being-vegetarian-is-the-only-way-to-save-the-planet-Maneka-Gandhi/articleshow/19650129.cms, The Times of India (20 April 2013)
2011-present

„You have 2,000 girls who are killed in the womb every day. Some are born and have pillows on their faces choking them.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

On female foeticide and female infanticide, as quoted in "Indian minister says 2,000 girls 'killed' every day" http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/21/us-india-girls-abortions-idUSKBN0NC12320150421, Reuters (21 April 2015)
2011-present

„I mean, winning an election is no big deal. It's what you do with the power afterward that matters. And, well, for me anyway, it's proving you can do something entirely on your own, entirely your own way and for a commitment that is larger than yourself.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

After being elected in 1989, as quoted in Gandhi Family Rebel Charts a New Role in India's Politics http://articles.latimes.com/1989-12-01/news/vw-315_1_maneka-gandhi, Los Angeles Times (1 December 1989)
1981-1990

„On the positive side, at least we know now what to stock up with in case of a nuclear war. Also filmstars might consider injecting liquidized McD into their faces to halt the ageing process.“

—  Maneka Gandhi

Supporting the claims that fast food is slow to decompose, as quoted in "Real foods spoil very quickly, fast foods not" http://www.bihartimes.in/Maneka/Real_foods_spoil_very_quicklY,_fast_foods_not.html, The Bihar Times (27 October 2010)
2001-2010

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