Do you like to pay, stay and feel the jail?The word jail itself used to be a deterrent and could cause nightmares. It used to instill fears in children and adults alike. No one would have imagined that it will become a tourist or entertainment destination. It will be soon so when the Kerala government implements new 'pay and stay'in jail scheme.
The Kerala state Prison Department is considering to open a part of a central jail to the common people to spend a day and night in jail and feel about the jail. They will be wearing prison dress and eating the jail food. All this for a fee to be paid to the jail authorities. As of now it is planned to be part of a jail museum coming in the Viyyur Central Jail Thrissur.
Sometime back I read about a similar scheme being implemented at Sangareddy Prison in Telengana . The then news was about two Malaysian nationals coming to Hyderabad from Malaysia to spend their week end in the jail under the Telengana prison department scheme 'feel the jail'
I recall a thread I raised in 2013, Places where one should not hope to go normally are now tempting - jail and cemetery
which I feel was prophetic.