College theatre group disqualified for saying ‘bra’ and ‘panty’ on stage


In a bizarre turn of events, the Delhi Government’s cultural wing has taken offence to a college theater group’s performance and has “disqualified” them on charges of “obscenity” for using words like “bra” and “panty” in a play, reported the Hindustan Times.  

Lakshya – The Theatre Society Of Kamala Nehru College had staged their annual production, Shahira Ke Naam, on Jan. 27 in New Delhi’s Mandi House as a part of a theater competition organized by the state government. 

The event coordinator reportedly alleged, “They’ve [Lakshya] broken the rules about obscenity… Not just words like bra and panty, they’ve used several other cuss words, too.” Read more…

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