Effigies burned in fight against piracy


Diwali celebrations at Anand and Anand, an 80-lawyer intellectual property (IP) firm, saw the burning of effigies of three characters from the Hindu epic the Ramayana. The effigies burned were: Ravana, the primary antagonist of the Ramanyana; his brother Kumbhakarna, famed for his monstrous size and great hunger; and his son Meghnad, a warrior of great acclaim.

But this was a burning of effigies with a difference.

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