action in the matter.”
Biswas has requested the organisers not only to ban Euphoria from performing at IIT Bombay, but also add clauses in their contract asking performers to refrain from sexism or discriminatory publicity. She has also appealed to other educational institutes to refrain from inviting Euphoria.
“My seniors took up the matter with the band’s management and said those comments were unacceptable. Towards the end of the concert, Sen came on stage and said that his comments had offended some girls in the crowd and then he dedicated a song to all women.”
However, in a blog by another girl student of IIT-B, Palash was quoted as saying: “Some students took offence to what I said. I apologise for that. It was meant to be humour, after all, all my songs are based on women. And also, they said I was being sexist but I actually consider it to be sexy.”
A media coordinator from IIT-B said, “The comments made during the concert were in good humour. It did offend some students. The festival got over on Monday. We will now discuss the matter and decide the course.