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Singer Palash Sen lands in trouble after sexist rant, apologizes later

Palash Sen jokes about IIT-B girls’ looks and intelligence. Humour or sexism?
By ApunKaChoice
Tue, Dec 24, 2013 08:04:42 GMT
 

Singer Palash Sen lands in trouble after sexist rant, apologizes later Palash Sen at BIG FM
Band Euphoria’s frontman Palash Sen landed himself in the soup with his sexist comments about girls and their intelligence while performing on Saturday at Mood Indigo, the annual cultural fest of IIT-Bombay.

The word has been let out by Arpita Biswas Phukan, a researcher on caste and gender at IIT-B, who gave a detailed account of Palash Sen’s sexist rant in a Facebook post.

This is what Arpita wrote: “…Euphoria singer Palash Sen commemorated his 15 years of musical euphoria by humiliating women both studying in IIT and outside. The IIT-B boys fraternity and other men joined in.

“His slew of sexist barrage began with seemingly the most pressing concern of IIT boys on campus- do boys have enough good looking girls to look at and hit on? So he asked, “Are there good-looking girls in IIT-B?” Men both inside and outside IIT-B rose their hands in solidarity to signal no. So he asked again, “Are there good-looking girls in IIT-B?” The hands rose again. “The couple of boos from the IIT-women of course went unheard.

“Of course, all boys shared the inside joke. After all, the world was made to please them, their sensibilities, and their sexual fantasies. So they rightfully claim their space to let girls know that they are not good looking, and definitely as publicly as possible! They definitely claimed their right in unison to make women in IIT feel small.”

According to the blog, Palash Sen then told the male crowd, "Don’t worry guys, you will find the best looking women when you leave this campus. Aur woh tumhaare liye roti belenge."

"Women are for beauty, men are for intelligence. You have to agree that men are more intelligent than women, don’t you?”, the singer added.

Since this post of Arpita Biswas Phukan went viral, Palash Sen’s sexist comments have been bashed by people online, even though some feel that Sen’s comments were made in light humour.

The organizers of the festival quickly distanced themselves from Palash Sen’s comment and posted on their facebook page, “We strongly condemn the remarks of Palash Sen at the concert yesterday. We apologize on our part for the band's remarks. The organizing committee is in the process of deciding further action in the matter.”

And going by the blog of another girl student of IIT-B, Palash Sen too has apologized for his comments.

“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,” the blog quotes Palash Sen as saying.

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