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Apart from this,Indian? In May 2006the local police in Lokhandwala in the suburb of Andheri alleged that they had received complaints that women sex workers were fixing up clients in the open seating spaces outside some popular neighbourhood coffee shops As a resultthe police prohibited the coffee shops from serving customers in the open area outside their restaurants Even private parties are not exempt In 2005 in Chennaicouples were photographed at a private party in a luxury hotel kissing on the dance floor leading to legal cases being made and the inevitable question of the purity of Tamil culture and the role of women within it Similarly in the Dhoble-led incidentswomen were arrested and sent to remand homes on grounds of prostitution The narratives in the media of the women who were arrested were that they just wanted to have fun Women must be not just perfect customers but also perfect representatives of some ossified notion of Indian culture The middle-class woman is celebrated and desired in the new city but also simultaneously reviled for being too independenttoo free and too desirous of having fun And yetthese are the comparatively safe spaces spaces where women are actually desired as customersat least by the managementssince they reflect the global claims of the establishment From the point of view of the global cityattacking upmarket establishments seems counter-intuitive for the image the city is striving to project of a cosmopolitan space It doesnt take much analysis to know that Dhobles hockey stick wielding days are already numbered But it is worth reflecting why pleasure or fun is always at the edge of the illegitimate Pleasure is suspectits morality is suspectits value is suspect because it brings with it a sense of lack of control it cannot be legislated or regulated Thats what makes the Dhobles of this world so uncomfortable And yetthose protesting the overzealous implementation of archaic laws might be more than a little shortsighted For the problem is not just Dhoble but the new middle-class zeal to protect the spaces we have designated as ours Its not Dhoble so much thats the problem; its the middle-class sense that moral policing belongs on the streets Any defence of the right of those who occupy these new spaces of globalisation to pleasure cannot take place in the absence of the more general right of all citizens to pleasure in public space The battle for the right to party in a pub cannot be separate from the right of bar dancers to dance in the downmarket bars The right of canoodling couples to Bandra Bandstand must be central to any discussion on the moral policing of upmarket coffee shopsbars and lounges So long as we seek to protect one kind of pleasure (the right to party) at the cost of another (the right to occupy the streets)there is plenty of room for moral crusaders to have their own party It is worth adding here that contrary to popular perceptionour research on womens access to public space in Mumbai has demonstrated that when shopsrestaurants and yeseven hawker standsdiscotheques and bars are open late into the nightthe streets are safer and more accessible not just for women but for everyone The more people we have on the streets awake and having a good timethe less policing is actually required Noreally Phadkewho teaches at Tata Institute of Social Sciencesis co-author of Why Loiter Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: September 6 2017 10:58 pm Virat Kohli smashed a 54-ball 82 in 171-run chase (Source: Reuters) India complete tour whitewash 9-0 as they beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the one-off T20I in Colombo on Wednesday Chasing the 171-run target India lost openers early but rode on a brilliant stand between Virat Kohli and Manish Pandey to seal an emphatic win Kohli was out after scoring a 54-ball 82 but Manish Pandey stayed there right till the end and hit his maiden fifty in the format in the process Earlier spinners did a fine job for the visitors after Munaweera hit the ball to all parts of the park during his breezy 53 This is a staggering result for India as they return home without tasting defeat The Virat Kohli-led unit earlier beat Sri Lanka 3-0 and 5-0 in Test and ODI series respectively?Madan Mohan and NC Ramachandra. For all the latest Entertainment News, Also Read: Kohli, For all the latest Entertainment News, 2015 5:00 pm Lorries entering the South Extension area in South Delhi on Monday night. and it’s perhaps her first ‘UA’ rated film. “When we first came to Mumbai.

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