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Artist’s paintings over Kathua rape evoke outrage on Facebook

By: Keerthi Mohan

An artist from Kerala, a state in the southern part of India, has filed a police complaint after her home was pelted with stones by unidentified people protesting against her paintings on Kathua rape. Durga Malathi’s paintings, which were shared on Facebook, were criticised by many for its depiction of Hinduism and Hindu symbols. However, Malathi says that her paintings depict her outrage over the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old child in Kathua and that they are in no way related to religion. In a Facebook post on Friday (20), Malathi said she has been receiving death threats for her…

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