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The Rainbow Pride Walk, Calcutta 2006.

Calcutta, known to be the city with a tradition for tolerance, witnessed it's seventh Rainbow Pride Walk...in 2006. It is the only city in India, so far, to have hosted such an event.

Years ago, on June 27, 1969 , LGBT people had publicly protested police harassment in New York , a daily routine in their lives at the time.

These pride walks are a fallout of the New York incident held all over the world ever since..

To quote one participant: "The pride march is in celebration of our sexuality. To walk on the streets is a political move, to declare publicly our different sexual preferences."

You might like to check out the following Pictures of Pride:LGBT Celebrations around the World photo essay.

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