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Against such social taboos, several activists have taken out vigorous campaigns, amongst which #Happy To Bleed is foremost which was created to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene and also a protest against restrictions on menstruating women to enter specific temples .
While I support such move towards creation of awareness regarding menstruation, my concern lies with a separate issue.
Some societies in India celebrate the puberty of girls in special ways.
For most Indian girls who are in periods, the experience may not be pleasant one.
Menstruation is a phase that every woman has to undergo no matter whether it gives her pleasant or unpleasant experiences.
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Several sociologists may provide explanations as why this particular occasion is celebrated with such pomp and gaiety.
The common ritual that is followed throughout the day ( a specific day is fixed after the girl ends her very first 4 days of menstruation), involves special pujas and showering the girl with gifts , bathing of the girl with water mixed with herbs, feeding the girl with nutritious meals including fresh vegetables and fruits, adorning her with new clothes and ornaments which may symbolise that she is no more a little girl, but has “attended age” for reproduction, followed by a feast for relatives and friends.