Now, NZ RJ calls Indian-born official a 'fat man'

Posted By: Samyuktha
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Wellington, Oct 11: Racial slurs from New Zealand media personnel against India continue, as a Radio Jockey has now landed in trouble for calling Indian-born New Zealand Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand 'a large fat man'.

The Radio Jockey's slur comes after Kiwi TV anchor Paul Henry sparked off a row for not only insulting the Governor-General but also deliberately mispronouncing Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit's name.

Dubbing Sir Anand Satyanand a fat man, the jockey Micheal Laws went on to say, "I don't know why but just on an Indian it seems slightly incongruous. I mean, we don't all expect Indians to be begging on the streets of New Delhi, but it's like Anand discovered the buffet table at 20 and never really left it."

Laws, however, has the support of the radio station, which stresses that the jockey's comments weren't meant to be racist, just personal comments, according to media reports.

This comes just a day after Paul Henry was forced to resign after he made racist remarks on Delhi CM Dikhsit.
Even before his slur against Dikshit, Henry was suspended by TVNZ for making insensitive remarks about Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand.

In an interview with Prime Minister John Key on the Breakfast programme, Henry asked if Sir Anand was "even a New Zealander".

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