Abhijit had said, “It is fashionable for a section to hold protest marches...They come all dented and painted.”
The President reportedly told his son to be careful in future while commenting on such issues.
Even the President's daughter, Sharmistha, apologised for her brother's comment. "This statement does not reflect the values of our family. The way rapes and molestations are increasing across the country we need to protest and all these are spontaneous protests."