13 Feb, 2009

On January 24, women in Mangalore…

Sehba Sarwar
13 Feb, 2009

Sehba SarwarOn January 24, women in Mangalore were attacked by Hindu extremists for drinking at a pub. The protest in response to the violence has been powerful. To read more go to BBC South Asia or visit Youtube.

A group of Indian activists based in New Delhi have begun a campaign to present pink chaddis on Valentines Day to the Sri Ram Sena, the group that led the attacks.

Their Facebook invitation list has exploded from 5,000 as reported last week to almost 30,000 individuals as of today. Check out their blog, Consortium of Pubgoing Loose and Forward Women.