Access denied: Chennai couples recall horrendous experiences of moral policing
| Wednesday | 12th February, 2020
When you’re with a woman — it could be your girlfriend, friend, wife or sister, you’re subjected to stares and sometimes choice remarks,” says Manikandan R, an entrepreneur.
While most couples, particularly the women, are now used to being stared at and talked about, it doesn’t always stop at that.
The men and women are forced to live with the risks or eschew these places for a restaurant or pub.
Sandhya says she and her boyfriend were stopped by patrol cops when they were riding to Kerala from Chennai.
Perhaps, the scales are not all that balanced but for now, we are happy if we get a Happy Valentine’s Day.
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