Bhubaneswar: In style Odia singer and BJD chief Humane Sagar courted an issue after lending his voice to a track ‘Jhia Nuhe Tu Coronavirus’, the lyrics of which appear to be purely unwarranted at a time when hundreds of thousands are preventing the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19.
The reference to ladies/ladies as coronavirus has led to a backlash not solely on social media, but additionally from the trade with many claiming that the track is disrespectful in direction of your complete ladies fraternity.
“Yes, being an artiste, I respect creativity of people. But how can someone compare women with coronavirus? Are women so infectious and deadly? The song has devalued the awareness being created on coronavirus. The lyricist, production house, composer and the singer- they are collectively responsible for such a blunder,” condemned BJP chief Pinki Pradhan.
She stated, “No doubt, Humane Sagar is a good friend of mine, but if he hurts women ideologies I won’t stay shut. Being a respected member of the ruling-BJD, he has to take the onus. Also, is this what his master and party supremo CM Naveen preaches?”
Odisha Swabhimani Manch too lodged a criticism with the town DCP in search of motion in opposition to the singer in addition to the lyricist, music director and producer in order that ‘henceforth singers or writers won’t dare to give you such a track that disregards ladies’.
“Women are worshipped at times. And there are instances when the same women are portrayed as Sukuti Sahoo and Coronavirus. The word used in the song is absolutely impudent for a woman that’s why we want strict action against the singer Humane Sagar and all those involved in the making and release of the song,” stated ladies activist Lina Nandita Parida.
Demanding a ban on the track, she stated it’s indecent and likewise has a degrading affect on the society.
Amid extreme criticism, Humane Sagar has launched a video on social media during which he has tendered an apology for the ‘coronavirus’ track. “I consider people of Odisha as my God. It is because of everyone’s blessings that I am here. I would like to clarify that the song was recorded a month before its release when the virus had not spread its tentacles. Even I was little clueless about the pandemic situation. The moment I learnt that fans are slamming it, I asked the makers to delete the video from YouTube requesting them that it has tarnished my image. Despite the fact that the song had garnered massive 3 lakh views, it was deleted. I respect women and there is no denying this.”
Calling ladies as coronavirus proves pricey
In what seems to be a repercussion of the ‘Jhia Nuhe Tu Coronavirus’ track, three individuals have been caught maintain of and overwhelmed black and blue for allegedly passing lewd feedback on ladies at a petroleum pump close to Kalpana sq. in Bhubaneswar.
The incident which occurred Tuesday evening has reportedly been captured on CCTV. It’s being stated that the youths engaged in a verbal duel with three ladies who had additionally come to refuel their automobiles on the filling station. Scenario went out of palms when the youths allegedly referred to as them ‘coronavirus’, and in moments onlookers thrashed them to show them a lesson.
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In response to sources, the women in addition to filling station proprietor has lodged police criticism on this regard. Countering the allegations, the accused youths have additionally filed a criticism.