Carrying rainbow-coloured flags and placards with slogans, supporters marched to the beats of traditional dhol drums. While some broke into hip-swinging Bollywood-style dance, there were many who kept their identities under wraps by wearing colourful masks. Many other cities host pride parades in the month of June, commemorating the Stonewall riots in New York City. While the first gay pride parade in India took place in , Delhi got its first parade in It was only in , after such marches and protests hit cities across the country, that the Delhi High Court repealed section of Indian Penal Code — according to which homosexual sexual relations was deemed a criminal offence.
Explore belindakeller's photos on Flickr. This is kind of a shock after such a peaceful time in the mountains. These events are so much fun to photograph, and everyone is so happy, so I'll bring you a few of the shots I took, and will hopefully not drag it out for weeks! Explore Miss Copenhagen's photos on Flickr. Miss Copenhagen has uploaded photos to Flickr.
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