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The News Minute | November 23, 2014 | 9.27 am IST The Kiss of Love events have elicited responses from a cross section of people, and they have also been of varied nuances. Here’s summarizing all shades of the debate in Karnataka in five statements made by some of the most prominent faces in the state. Read: Bengaluru police mull whether to permit or not permit, the Kiss of Love Pejavara Mutt Seer Vishveshwa Tirtha Swami: (such events) will give more opportunities for men to rape women. So no such immoral activities should be permitted by the government. BJP leader Jagadish Shettar: (the event) is against Indian culture, I don’t know from where is (culture) is coming. They (government) should throw away the application for permission in five minutes, they should not permit this event. The Home Minister should explain what lawful kissing love is and what is kissing love transcending the law. Home Minister K J George: The organisers should stay within the framework of the law. No one should take the law into their own hands. Head of the Akhila Bharata Hindu Mahasabha Swami Pranavananda: Bangalore Chalo, we will attack the people, wil give Rs 1000 to those who participate in the raid along with us and they will also be given Dharma Raksha Deekshe Activist Vidya Dinker: Im inviting you (Pramod Muthalik) to the event, and if you come, I will give you also a hug and a kiss, as a brother

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