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'Kiss of Love' creates waves in Delhi
At the Jhandewalan Metro station in New Delhi, 'Kiss of Love' campaign against moral policing was held on November 8 that witnessed resistance from and minor clashes with right wing groups. The campaigners could not make it to the RSS office in the locality and were confined to the station area by the police.

However, after the first kiss by a couple, there was kissing and frenzy, which was done quietly as police wanted it to be a quiet affair.  Initially, the police stopped the Hindu Sena activists to reach the campaigners to avoid clashes.

The Hindu Sena activists had warned the campaigners on the social media not to organize the 'un-Indian' event. The campaigners managed to demonstrate lip-locking and hugging as public demonstration of love. This led to minor scuffles with the right-wing group activists.

A few hundred campaigners, mainly students from higher education institutions, showed up for the event and  were told by Police to keep it quiet  near the metro station and not to march towards the RSS office.  Police was able to contain the event to the area near the station for a good amount of time.  

The RSS office was barricaded so that no campaigner could enter the RSS office. The Police over 50 campaigner them but released them afterwards. The campaigners dispersed at six in the evening.

According to the campaigners, the moral policing was being mainly done by RSS and right-wing Hindu group. The campaigners were seen telling the press people that moral policing was totally unacceptable to them. On the other hand, the right-wing activists called the event were meant to spread obscenity and vulgarity at public places.

However, after the first kiss by a couple, there was more kissing as a frenzy, which was done quietly as police wanted, it is quiet affair.  Initially, the police stopped the Hindu Sena activists to reach the campaigners to avoid the clashes. 

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