‘Let the moral cops stop going to bars first’


Editorial in Deccan Herald:

“If organisations like the Sri Rama Sene are keen to uphold Indian cultural values, they would do well to draw a lesson or two from the country’s long tradition of cultural tolerance. If they are keen to improve the lot of women in this country, there are any number of issues they could address. They could start with fighting female foeticide, for instance or the practice of dowry. If they find ‘pub culture’ a corrupting influence, they should set an example for youngsters by not frequenting bars themselves. Engaging in rowdyism is not the way to uphold Indian culture.”

Read the full editorial: Moral policing

Photograph: courtesy Deccan Herald

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Desh ke police kaise ho? Moral police jaise ho

Just how is this dress an affront to Hindu culture?