The police in Kerala's Kochi arrested around 50 people on Nov 2 as the couples gathered at the city's Ernakulam Law College to march to the main protest venue, the Marine Drive Grounds.
The "Kiss of Love" campaign, was a call by a group led by short film-maker Rahul Pasupalan to come together at the venue to hug and kiss each other.
This was to protest against the vandalism by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha volunteers on a hotel in Kozhikode recently, alleging that immoral activities were going on there. The movement became popular on Facebook and the publicity attracted thousands of curious onlookers.
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