In 1966, Mina Kava composed a song about Bombay (Mumbai). His wife, Naju, wrote the lyrics, and the result was Evening in Gay Maharashtra.
When the song was composed ‘Gay’ meant only joy. Since then, however, the meaning of the word has changed
Now, after the SC rejected an appeal against its ruling that lesbian and gay sex is a criminal offence, a version of the song has been adopted as a anthem by the LGBT community campaigning for equal rights in India