New Delhi: After this ‘scum on the earth’ comments to the North Indians , by Goa minister, Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons put some comments on the dress code for the tourists. The minister condemned the bikini culture. People who visit India must follow its culture and wear dresses which are acceptable, he added.
The minister asked that the tourists must be dressed in sync with the tradition of the places that they are visiting. He condemned the two-piece culture.The minister said that there are cities in Latin America where people walk around in bikinis and it’s perfectly acceptable there. He said that he has no problems with that but when tourists come to India they must respect the culture and traditions of that place.
The Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said in an interview to a national news channel, “Abroad, foreigners walk the streets in bikinis. When they come to India, you don’t expect foreigners to walk around in bikinis in our towns. In Goa, they do it on the beach. They don’t come to the town dressed like that. You must have a sense of understanding of the culture of the place and country that you go and behave accordingly.”
The minister said, “There are cities in Latin America where people walk around in bikinis. It’s perfectly acceptable there. I have no problems with that. But when you come to a country, you must respect the culture and traditions of that place. I am not saying when you come to India wear a saree. No. You wear dresses that are acceptable.”