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Crocodile ‘rescuer’ and other interesting protests that shook the world

Gone are the days when protesters would stick to the age-old methods of anshans(indefinite fasts), strikes and lock-outs to make sure their voices were being heard.

chandigarh Updated: Jun 20, 2015 14:08 IST
Aastha Sharma
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Gone are the days when protesters would stick to the age-old methods of anshans (indefinite fasts), strikes and lock-outs to make sure their voices were being heard.

As Baadal Nanjundaswamy, a Bengaluru-based visual artiste, showed on Friday that innovation is the buzz word even in the world of protests.

Frustrated by the apathy of the civic officials, Nanjundaswamy planted a life-sized fibre crocodile in a 12-feet long pothhole in North Bengaluru. The fake crocodile weighs approximately 18 kgs and is nine feet long and was created by the artist at a personal cost of Rs. 6000. Soon enough, this fake crocodile was trending all over social media.

Here are five more interesting ways in which protests have been held around the world, forcing on-lookers to take a second look: