It had been reported in the papers , that a young mother allegedly in the spirit of activism had decided to permit her underage children to paint on her naked upper body, She had been charged with obscenity and different provisions of other penal acts, and was seeking bail. The reason the case intrigued me was that it related to a conflict that is almost as old as our Republic. I have insufficient knowledge of the case at hand and it would be improper for me to comment on the merits of the same, however, I did feel the need to trace out this conflict between obscenity, art, and law. At what juncture does art become obscene? A look at the history of the conflict shows that the same has developed in tandem to a rediscovery of our own cultural traditions and ethos.
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Facebook Twitter Email. The woman, identified only as Marie-Helene, was apprehended on August 27 by local Indian police in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. Lakshman Jhula is a suspension bridge about five kilometers north of the city of Rishikesh. It is said that the Hindu deity Lakshmana crossed the Ganges on jute ropes at the point at which the bridge now stands.
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The woman, identified only as Marie-Helene, was apprehended on August 27 by local Indian police in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is said that the Hindu deity Lakshmana crossed the Ganges on jute ropes at the point at which the bridge now stands. The river is sacred to Hinduism and flows for 1, miles 2, kilometers through India and Bangladesh. Senior police officer R.