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Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis"

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 8:16 AM

A former Union-Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament on Friday. Satya Pal Singh, a senior-BJP-lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he believed Indians were descendants of rishis (sages) rather than monkeys. The statement, predictably, provoked a howl of protests from the opposition benches, with lawmakers like Mahua Moitra and Kanimozhi wondering about "scientific temperament".