Hatred Allowed But Scenes Of Love Considered Obscene: Taslima On Kolkata Incident


Kolkata: A couple was reportedly beaten up for hugging in metro train in Kolkata on Monday. The incident triggered protests at Dum Dum metro station and also triggered angry reactions on social media.

Many on social media, including known people like author Taslima Nasreen, have lashed out at the incident. Social media, meanwhile, has not taken the incident very well.Some wrote to their wall that ‘Shame On You #KolkataMetro’.

Noted Author Taslima Nasreen also reacted to this incident and said, “Scenes of hatred are allowed, scenes of love are considered obscene”.

She also took her twitter and wrote: “A young couple embraced in Kolkata metro. It made a bunch of frustrated old losers angry. They beat them up. Scenes of hatred are allowed. Scenes of love are considered obscene.”