Hosted by Blank 101, this Talk It Out session dealt with the contrasting medley of opinions shared by its participants surrounding the topic of protests. Read on to find out about the validity and significance of public dissent and their role in shaping democracies.
Political landscapes of countries have been shaped by its people more than its leaders. It is the people who voice their opinion, ask the right questions to those in power, and ultimately run the nation. Read on to find out how dissent is a vital ingredient in the democratic cocktail of governance.
Manipal joined the country’s protest against the CAA and NRC bills on 17th December 2019. The protest took place near the Manipal DC office and witnessed a large gathering of people. Residents of Mangaluru also continue to fight against the rulings with major protests across the city. Read to find out more on these incidents.
On 29th August, a crowd of animal lovers took to the streets in a demonstration of animal rights and its infringement. Raising a voice for animals, the gathering paraded from Syndicate Circle to End Point Circle and demanded due attention.
A month after the filing of an FIR on the killing of stray dogs in Manipal, avid activists gathered on Saturday for a peaceful protest outside the Manipal Police Station. They demanded justice and for further investigation in order to catch the perpetrators.
Manipal expressed solidarity with the victims of rape in Kathua and Unnao with a candlelight vigil, joining in the widespread outrage in the country. Read on to know more about the proceedings.