Sales of condoms go up in Gujarat during the navratri festival. Safe sex seems to be the new mantra along with “Doli raaaa….Doli raaaa….”
This is a welcome change and surprisingly hasnt raised a hue and cry in a generally conservative surrounding. I think that such strategic moves will help in HIV awareness, and safe-sex. The point being…if you gonna do it one way or the other, you better do it safe.!!
The article does not elaborate too much on the post-navratri abortion rate. Wonder what the figures are !!
This is what the TOI says….
The sale of condoms has reportedly gone up by 25-50 per cent in Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat. And chemists will tell you how the fair sex is unabashedly asking for branded stuff. “The sale of condoms has doubled in the past three days of Navratri,” says Naitik Kapadia of Apollo Pharmacy, a 24-hour chemist shop close to the SG Highway.
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