'Happy to Bleed' Campaign Launched After Sabarimala Temple Proposes Scan For Menstruating Women

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| November 24 , 2015 , 18:16 IST
Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan said that he will allow women in the shrine only after invention of a machine to check her purity. Adding to it, he said that there should be strict measures to allow only clean woman inside the temple. Soon after the statement, a college student named Nikita Azad launched #HappyToBleed campaign on Facebook to protest against the "sexist statement". The campaign asked women to " hold placards/sanitary napkins/charts saying Happy To Bleed" and post the pictures on their profiles or the campaign page "to oppose the shame game played by patriarchal society since ages."