Kochi takes to street to dance; protests against fascism

Hundreds of people on Sunday gathered at the Kochi City ground to show their protest against fascism.

Kochi: Hundreds of people on Sunday gathered at the Kochi City ground to show their protest against fascism by dancing.

Dancer and actress Rima Kallingaltook the challenge and made others to dance on her composed tune.

"I stand with 'People against Facism' because I believe we humans are supposed to live, grow and prosper together. And I will stand against any force that divides us on the basis of cast, creed, religion, politics, gender, colour, sexual orientation or whatever reason be. Let's stand together. Let's dance together. See you all on December 20th, Town Hall, Kochi. Love and respect," Rima recently posted on her Facebook page.

The dance and other tunes were arranged in such a way that young or old would be able to hip hop with others.

The 'Ellarum Aadanu' or everybody dancer formed as an anti-fascist pressure dance is organised by Mamagam Dance School and was supported by over 40 NGO groups and activists organisations.

The main attraction was the dance performance by transgenders.

Writers and well known people, who have always stood against fascism including writers and poets who have returned their national awards, were seen shaking their legs in protest.

The entry was on for anyone who supports the ideology.Various other cultural and discourses were lined up in line with this event.

The group had conducted a freedom walk yesterday on the streets on the same issue.

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