Why is Chankyapuri in Rainbow colours?Smriti Saxena
What is it? This June, 28 countries who have diplomatic missions are supporting LGBTI pride events in Delhi. The objective is to reduce discrimination, promote knowledge, celebrate successes, and highlight what needs to be done to ensure full equality for all human beings regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
What will happen during this time? Embassies and the High Commissions will be lit in the iconic colors of the LGBTI rainbow flag, hoisting the rainbow flag on the embassies’ flagpoles, LGBTI film screenings, lectures, and other social functions (each country is doing their own bit). So, you know when you are crossing Chankyapuri area don’t miss out on how the entire vicinity is standing up in solidarity for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) citizens.
What else? The participating countries include: