Maharashtra

Servants of India Society

Servants of India Society was founded on 12 June 1905 by Gopal Krishna Gokhale to build a dedicated group of people for social service and reforms. In the field of famine relief, union organisation, cooperatives and uplift of tribals and depressed, the Society did commendable work. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was supported by a group of dedicated persons […]

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Ban of Dance Bars in Maharashtra: Background and Notion of Morality

In 2005, the Maharashtra government had adopted the Maharashtra Police (Amendment) Bill 2005 amending the Bombay Police Act, 1951, banning “holding of performance or dance of any kind” at “eating house, permit rooms or beer bars” across the state on the grounds of obscenity and that it was promoting prostitution. The amendment declared that the violators of the […]

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