But it stops just short of truly exploring ideas that intersect with honour, and also makes some seriously problematic assumptions. Read more from the series here. When challenged, he runs out of platitudes and gets personal. Kalki storms out of the studio. And we get the answer to her question soon enough. YouTube screenshot.
Tamil Nadu: College girl ends life after her semi-nude picture appears on Facebook
Theni: In a shocking incident, a textile trader, who had returned from Sri Lanka and was under home quarantine, reportedly ran out of his home half-naked and bit an elderly in her throat leading to her death in Theni district of Tamil Nadu. The victim has been identified as Nacthiammal. Hearing her cry, her neighbhours ran to her rescue and overpowered the accused. The woman was immediately rushed to Theni government hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. Police have arrested the culprit. According to police, the accused was 'mentally disturbed' after being put under home quarantine.
For ages around this time of the year, residents of Vellalur Nadu near Sivaganga district organise a day festival for their deity - Ezhai Kaatha Amman Goddess, who protect the poor. Guess what grabs the attention? The custom of topless adolescent girls in the pre-puberty stage participating in the celebrations. Activists now want to put an end to it and intend to escalate it to the Human Rights Commission. It is known as the deity of a group called Ambalakarar in Vellalur Nadu near Sivagangai district.
Salem: A year-old girl from near Salem ended her life after she saw her semi-nude picture posted on a Facebook page. In a poignant tragedy that exposes the dangers of social networking sites, Vinupriya, hanged herself in her bedroom while her parents were out. Her father, Annadurai, a powerloom owner, refused to receive her body after post-mortem unless the culprit who posted the Facebook picture is nabbed.