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Stand up to Gujarat

To help relieve Ahmedabad of its conservatism, two women comics are using laughter as a medicine

Preeti Das and Shefali Pandey-an Ahmedabad-based comedy duo-perhaps had their tongues firmly in their cheeks when giving themselves a stage name. Mahila Manch does smack of wit, but their monthly act is called The Period Show. With jokes about contraceptives and 'd**k pics',

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