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10 Shining Examples Of Kerala Being Unafraid To Stand Up For What's Right

There's a revolution coming and Kerala might be leading it.

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1. When this MP blatantly called Arnab Goswami out.

He added, "If you work hard to overcome your deficiencies you may be able to improve your understanding of various topics to some extent. But I am not sure, whether at this age you will be able to develop the basic norms of conduct, culture and civilized behavior. Many of these qualities owe much to the manner in which we were brought up in our childhood."
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He added, "If you work hard to overcome your deficiencies you may be able to improve your understanding of various topics to some extent. But I am not sure, whether at this age you will be able to develop the basic norms of conduct, culture and civilized behavior. Many of these qualities owe much to the manner in which we were brought up in our childhood."

2. When the chief minister wrote to the Prime Minister and other CMs in the country asking them to oppose the restriction on beef.

3. When the internet's Malayalees collectively made #PoMoneModi trend when the prime minister compared Somalia's infant mortality rate to that of scheduled tribes in Kerala.

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4. When Shashi Tharoor appealed to the chief minister to oppose Section 377 that decriminalises homosexuality.

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5. When they stood up to the moral police and started a nationwide movement to result in beautiful expressions of love like this.

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6. When these women from a medical college wrote poetry to stand against period shaming.

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7. When activists started mailing sanitary napkins to a factory owner who strip-searched his female employees.

8. When the CM classily shut down Amit Shah for an insulting tweet about Onam.

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9. When Hindu students ate beef and challenged authorities to come kill them after the Dadri lynching.

10. And when Pinarayi Vijayan was unafraid to call out Tamil Nadu for not speaking up about the beef ban related violence.

Condemn the attack on Suraj, Malayali PhD scholar of #iitmadras for attending #beeffest. Will request CM of TN to take necessary actions.

Contact Sonia Mariam Thomas at Sonia.thomas@buzzfeed.com.

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