Wednesday, February 11, 2009

No one wants to see you kiss!

Despite being birthplace to the Kama Sutra, there are many in modern India who apparently see outward signs of cross-gender physical affection to be obscene and foreign to Indian culture. Young women occasionally get dragged out of bars by so-called morality police. Male friends are very physically affectionate with each other, holding hands, walking arm in arm, etc. The following article details one young married couple's near conviction for "obscenity in a public place." Case for repealing S.294(a) IPC

This really puts a crimp in my Valentine's Day plans...

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