The ‚ÄòVirgin tree‚Äô worshipping at¬†Hindu College¬†took place under a tight lockdown,the¬†ANGA hostel oath¬†was repeated this year as well on St Stephens College campus despite assurances that no pledge will be made on Valentine‚Äôs Day this year.Women groups had protested against both the events,calling them misogynist and sexist.
The Virgin Tree worshipping this year was an invite only event after women groups threatened the college’s student union.
At St Stephens College which is Hindu College’s neighbour the four decade old tradition of taking the ANGA (Alnutt North Gentlemen‚Äôs Association) oath was cancelled after objection from students and various women groups.
The oath took place on the college campus on evening amid protests.It has been told by the students that the oath text had been cleared of ‚Äúmisogynistic words and phrases‚Äù.
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