Morality is an elusive concept; Kerala HC finds no obscenity in image of woman breastfeeding child [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel June 22 2018

The Kerala High Court recently ruled that an image of a woman breastfeeding her child is not obscene to invite censorship.

A Malayalam magazine, Grihalakshmi had published the image in a bid to normalise the idea of breastfeeding children. The cover image featured a woman model breastfeeding a baby, with a caption which translates to “Don’t stare, we have to breastfeed.

Ironically, the petitioner, Felix MA took the view that the image was indecent as far as the woman is . . .

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