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DAILY PHOTO: Dance off, Pakistan. Me & You

Taken on April 9, 2016 at the Wagah border crossing retreat ceremony

Taken on April 9, 2016 at the Wagah border crossing retreat ceremony

The universal gesture for "Come on, get up and dance, already!"

The universal gesture for “Come on, get up and dance, already!”


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Before the retreat ceremony at the Wagah crossing, there are patriotic festivities including a women-only session of dancing in the street. Why women only? I’d like to say that it’s just so that the message that Indian women are liberated is loud and clear–so that Pakistan will take note of it. However, I suspect that it also has to do with the large number of young Indian men who are… [how can I put this delicately] too horny to be trusted amid a crowd of gyrating females. [Of course, arguably, there’s probably a circularity problem. Being segregated perpetuates the issue.]

At any rate, like Kevin Bacon, they are attempting to dislodge the stick of ignorance. [See what I did there.]


2 Comments

  1. Loving all of the photos from your adventures! Keep them coming!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and showing some love also 😉

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  2. malalaspirit says:

    Do I see what you did there? Not necessarily, however the utterance itself adds context elsewhere. Significance tbd. Pakistan’s not likely the place for strong-willed women, gyrating or otherwise.

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