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Opposing the ED’s plea, told the court that he was to be confronted with two public servants to ascertain a property deal and other proceeds of crime.for appearing too visible and inadequately ?Indian? In May 2006the local police in Lokhandwala in the suburb of Andheri alleged that they had received complaints that women sex workers were fixing up clients in the open seating spaces outside some popular neighbourhood coffee shops As a resultthe police prohibited the coffee shops from serving customers in the open area outside their restaurants Even private parties are not exempt In 2005 in Chennaicouples were photographed at a private party in a luxury hotel kissing on the dance floor leading to legal cases being made and the inevitable question of the purity of Tamil culture and the role of women within it Similarly in the Dhoble-led incidentswomen were arrested and sent to remand homes on grounds of prostitution The narratives in the media of the women who were arrested were that they just wanted to have fun Women must be not just perfect customers but also perfect representatives of some ossified notion of Indian culture The middle-class woman is celebrated and desired in the new city but also simultaneously reviled for being too independenttoo free and too desirous of having fun And yetthese are the comparatively safe spaces spaces where women are actually desired as customersat least by the managementssince they reflect the global claims of the establishment From the point of view of the global cityattacking upmarket establishments seems counter-intuitive for the image the city is striving to project of a cosmopolitan space It doesnt take much analysis to know that Dhobles hockey stick wielding days are already numbered But it is worth reflecting why pleasure or fun is always at the edge of the illegitimate Pleasure is suspectits morality is suspectits value is suspect because it brings with it a sense of lack of control it cannot be legislated or regulated Thats what makes the Dhobles of this world so uncomfortable And yetthose protesting the overzealous implementation of archaic laws might be more than a little shortsighted For the problem is not just Dhoble but the new middle-class zeal to protect the spaces we have designated as ours Its not Dhoble so much thats the problem; its the middle-class sense that moral policing belongs on the streets Any defence of the right of those who occupy these new spaces of globalisation to pleasure cannot take place in the absence of the more general right of all citizens to pleasure in public space The battle for the right to party in a pub cannot be separate from the right of bar dancers to dance in the downmarket bars The right of canoodling couples to Bandra Bandstand must be central to any discussion on the moral policing of upmarket coffee shopsbars and lounges So long as we seek to protect one kind of pleasure (the right to party) at the cost of another (the right to occupy the streets)there is plenty of room for moral crusaders to have their own party It is worth adding here that contrary to popular perceptionour research on womens access to public space in Mumbai has demonstrated that when shopsrestaurants and yeseven hawker standsdiscotheques and bars are open late into the nightthe streets are safer and more accessible not just for women but for everyone The more people we have on the streets awake and having a good timethe less policing is actually required Noreally Phadkewho teaches at Tata Institute of Social Sciencesis co-author of Why Loiter Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: January 19 2017 2:52 pm Top News Reality TV star Kim Kardashian’s stolen jewellery have all been reportedly “melted down or re-cut and sold in the black market” A police source has confirmed that none of the items taken by robbers breaking into her Paris apartment last October could be recovered reported Us magazine The stolen jewels included the 20-carat upgraded engagement ring Kim’s husband Kanye West gave her last year after inking a massive deal with Adidas The USD 4 million sparkler was engraved with the brand’s logo and a 15-digit ID code which cops believe were removed with a high-tech laser before getting re-sold More from the world of Entertainment: Recently 17 people were arrested in connection to the heist Ten of them have been charged Two of the suspects Aomar Ait Khedache and Didier Dubreucq spent lots of time in Antwerp Belgium after the robbery prompting speculation that Kim’s gems might end up in the city which is known as the diamond trade capital of Europe Also read |Kim Kardashian robbery case: France places six more suspects under investigationover The 36-year-old reality TV star who spent months holed up in her LA home following the horrible incident has now returned to the spotlight This week she made her first official public appearance during her makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic’s Master Class in Dubai A few days ago she filmed a cameo for “Ocean’s Eight” with her sisters Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top News a non-profit company that publishes the news portal. 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