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Kaleeswaram Raj

Kaleeswaram Raj is a lawyer based in Ernakulam, India. He represented Joseph Shine in Joseph Shine Vs. Union of India. The judgement in that case made adultery no longer punishable by law in India. In an artcle in Times of India, he stated that “state has no business seeking to control an individual’s sexual expression.

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Kerala, the most literate Indian state where reading is in the blood of common man and freedom of expression is sacrosanct, is at the forefront of nurturing a literary eco system that transcends beyond boundaries. Today, the Government of Kerala takes a leap and brings together literary lovers across the globe through an international platform – International Book Fair 2019. The fair which will be held from 8th -17th february 2019 at the Marine Drive grounds, Kochi, Kerala, will be a one of kind platform for international, national and local publishers who wish to reach out to the most well informed audiences with a rich literary lineage.

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