NEW DELHI, Feb. 11 -- Students from several Delhi University (DU) colleges have raised objections over Hindu College's customary 'Virgin Tree Puja', which is organised every year on February 14.
A group of students from the college have dubbed the practice as "misogynistic" and have demanded that practice to be abolished.
On Monday, students said they are going to organise a public discussion to find possibilities of making the event (which is held to celebrate Valentine's Day) 'gender inclusive.'
Every year on February 14, Valentine's Day, students from Hindu College's boys' hostel flock around the Virgin Tree (V-shaped tree) on the college campus. They worship a Bollywood female actor as Damdami Mai (goddess), with her poster stuck to ...