A Kiss Is Never Just a Kiss in India

What legal justification can people have, in a democracy, to forcibly separate other citizens from a liplock in a public place?
What price a kiss?

Last weekend, public-minded Indian citizens moved swiftly to crack down on a grave threat to Indian culture. The provocation took the form of a sudden epidemic of kissing that broke out in the south Indian city of Kochi; had it not been rooted out at the source, it might have spread to the rest of the country.

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