New Delhi, Mar 19: A few women in Kerala got their Facebook accounts blocked after they carried out a ‘topless’ protest on the social network, protesting a recent comment by a professor who likened women’s breast with water melons. Also Read - Policemen Use Crane to Rescue Pigeon Caught in Kite String in UP's Bareilly
A Malayalam news portal said that a man named Vishnu shared a topless picture of his partner Arathy SA on Facebook to protest the remark of the professor. A Thiruvananthapuram-based woman Diya Sana also posted a picture of a topless woman holding watermelons to hide her breast. Both the pictures got viral. Sana later revealed that the picture belonged to her friend Rehana Fathima, a social activist. Also Read - Golden Tigress in Kaziranga a Case of Colour Aberration Caused by Unique Gene, Say Experts
The protest occurred after an Assistant Professor at Farook College, Kozhikode, said in a speech that the female students of the college bare their breasts like water melon. Also Read - Bizarre! Kerala Photographer Taking Pics of ‘Dead Man’ Discovers That He is Actually Alive, Ends up Saving His Life
“I am teacher of a college where 80 per cent of the students are girls and of that, majority are Muslims. These girls are not wearing dress as per the religious tradition. They are not covering their chests with hijab. But showing part of it is like slice of red water melon being displayed,” The Deccan Chronicle newspaper quoted him as saying.
He allegedly warned the students that such dressing would make them lose both physical and spiritual worlds.