Another shame in Mangalore – Moral Policing on the rise

Mangalore cops throw women out of party after alleged Bajrang prod

  • Sudipto Mondal, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2015 19:36 IST

Police sources said the crackdown was necessary because underage revellers were dancing but denied that only women were asked to leave.


Mangalore police forced women dancing at a discothèque of a three-Star hotel to leave on Saturday night, allegedly at the behest of the Bajrang Dal, a right-wing organisation accused of pushing radical Hinduism and moral policing.Police refuted the allegation, saying the organisers of the party at the hotel did not have necessary clearances.

Still, the Bajrang Dal’s Mangalore-based state president Sharan Pumpwell praised police for their prompt action and said activists of his outfit were waiting outside

during the raid. “Police went inside and asked the girls to leave. We thank Mangalore …. (read further)

Moral Policing in Mangalore – September

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