Dr Rajith Kumar is an Indian public speaker, writer and university lecturer who appears in the Bigg Boss Malayalam season 2. In 2013, during his interaction with the college students, he stated, “Women who dress like men, wear jeans give birth to transgenders” which didn’t go well with students, they immediately walked out of the venue and protested against him. Born in 1969, Rajith Kumar hails from Attingal, Kerala. As in 2021, Rajith Kumar’s age is 52 years.
Early Life and Careers:
Dr Rajith Kumar was born in Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala, India. He did his schooling in Govt: Model Boys Higher Secondary School Attingal. Later he went to Mar Ivanios College for further studies.
He is a Botany lecturer at the Sree Sankara College, Kalady and an activist. He is a writer in Malayalam and has written more than ten books.
The college professor made headlines with his recent misogynistic statements. In 2013, during his interaction with the college students, Rajith made a comment on women wearing jeans. Rajith reportedly commented that women who wear jeans give birth to transgender babies. During the speech, a college student, who was present in the crowd, protested and walked out of the venue.
Years later, Rajith repeated the same comment on a television show as well. Reportedly, he also linked autism and cerebral palsy in children to parents who were rebellious by nature and nonconformist when it comes to dressing code and social conducts. His comments on homosexuality turned controversial too. The government of Kerala has reportedly denounced Rajith Kumar for his ‘misogynist and gender insensitive’ messages to the society.
Earlier, the Botany lecturer has also earned flak for his claims that women who jump get their uterus displaced and suffer from infertility. Professor Rajith Kumar also posted a Facebook video, in which he claimed: “I just want to save children from leading life in wrong ways. Only a certain statement from my 4-hour long speech was taken and is now being used to create misunderstanding among people.”
On 5 January 2020, he entered into the Bigg Boss Malayalam season 2 along with Alina Padikkal, Alasandra Johnson, Krishnajeev / Fukru, Reshma Nair, Saju Navodaya, Pradeep Chandran, Manju Sunichen, Arya Rohit, Thesni Khan, Rajini Chandy, RJ Raghu, Somadas, Sujo Mathew, Suresh Krishnan, Pareekutty Perumbavoor, and Veena Nair.
|Real Name||Dr Rajith Kumar|
|Stage Name||Dr Rajith Kumar|
|Current City||Kochi, India|
|School||Govt: Model Boys Higher Secondary School Attingal|
|College||Mar Ivanios College|
|Hobbies & Interest||Writing, reading|
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Lesser Known Facts / Rumors/ Controversies
- In 2013, he had claimed that girls who wear jeans give birth to transgender kids. A student by name Arya had protested against the misogynistic and unscientific claim. Ms Shobhana George had complained against the claim of Rajith Kumar to the State Human Rights Commission which asked the Collegiate Education Department to enquire into the matter. Ms Girija Devi, who conducted the enquiry reported that Rajith Kumar’s speech was “a piece of art and the opposition by a graduate student” to it was an “immature response”.
- He has claimed that the babies born to women who wear jeans turn out to be autistic.
- He has claimed that if girls jump, their uterus gets displaced and they cannot get pregnant.
- He has claimed that the parents of children who are not of good character become autistic and will suffer from cerebral palsy.
- The government of Kerala denounced Rajith Kumar for his “misogynist and gender insensitive” messages to society. Minister for Health and Social Welfare K.K. Shylaja said the State would initiate legal action against him and keep him away from government programmes
- Rajith Kumar had cast himself in the centre of a controversy after having allegedly opined on live television that women sporting ‘men’s wear’ risked giving birth to transgender children. He also allegedly linked autism and cerebral palsy in children to parents who were rebellious and nonconformist in dress code and social conduct.
- Dr Ranjith Kumar enters into the Bigg Boss Malayalam season 2 on 5 January 2020.
- Does Dr Rajith Kumar know cooking? – Yes.
- Does Dr Rajith Kumar smoke? – Not known.
- Does Dr Rajith Kumar drinks alcohol? – Not known.
- Dr Rajith Kumar’s shoe size is 8.
- Dr Rajith Kumar’s height is 5’5″.
- Dr Rajith Kumar’ mother tongue is Malayalam
- Dr Rajith Kumar’ hometown is Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
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