Pride is a word that defines Kolkata. The Kolkata Pride Walk or the Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk is one of the oldest pride walks in India and South Asia, being one of the oldest pride walks in the country was first organized in Kolkata on the 2nd of July 1999, at that time it was known as the Friendship Walk currently the Pride Walk of Kolkata.
It is organized by the Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival KRPC. The main motive behind the pride walk was Equality and Tolerance, Love and solidarity irrespective of gender, sexuality, religion, etc. Along with child rights, women’s rights, rights of disappeared, student groups, and others
Standing in 2024 Pride Walk portrays some essential thoughts the society keeps hidden & need to be explored and solved.
- The Pride Walk of Kolkata is a platform that gives many humans especially transgender to portray themselves and build a positive existence in society, to break the thinking of society that there exist only two genders male and female, the main motive behind this walk in 2023 is for gender equality along with sexual equality also.
- Anyone participating in this Pride Walk of Kolkata will never feel alone, it’s a platform where you can make new friends, a platform in Kolkata that will never judge you it’s a platform that will make you feel that everyone is together here
- Pride Walk of Kolkata portrays that if you have a talent then gender doesn’t matter what matters is the talent and how you showcase it
- This Pride Walk of Kolkata portrays the glamor the glory of the people participating here