JNU Girls ask DJ to stop playing Sexist Songs in College Event

In order to make the JNU campus more gender inclusive, a group of female students have started a new campaign where they demand a prohibition  on sexist and objectionable songs played during the annual functions. For this group is now preparing a "no-play list" of songs for such events.



They named the campaign "Dekho magar consent se" - started by various Godavari hostel students. According to them the playing of such sexist and unobjectionable songs encourage the fellow to come up with initiative.

According to the Abhiruchi Ranjan a final year Ph.D. Student fsaid that "most of these events are very exclusionary for women. The kind of songs they play there are highly sexist and objectionable. I have never attended a hostel night at the campus where they have not played songs in which women are called “tandoori murgi” or “lollipop”. This year, we decided to do something to bring a change and put a stop on playing of such songs during our cultural nights. Hence we come up with this no-play list idea."

The group has put the poster on campus with content -" As a yearly ritual, the hostel night Djs teach female students to cater male fantasies. Toh iss baat DJ main munni badnaam nhi hogi."

The campaign is supported by male students as well from the fellow hostels and for the JNU Students' Union also extended their support to them to make the campus more gender inclusive. 

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