Racism in own country: Mumbai-based couple denied entry inside night club for being 'Indian'

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Mumbai, July 27: In a shocking incident, a Bandra-based couple was denied entry inside a night club in Juhu, Mumbai, on Sunday, July 26.

According to a report published in Mid Day, the Portuguese PR Manager allegedly told them that Indians were "undesirable and unfit" for the place.


The incident happened at 2.30 am at Trilogy nightclub in Hotel Sea Princess in Juhu.

Jennifer Chavan, who works with an event management company, had gone to the nightclub to celebrate her boyfriend, Shanu Mallik's birthday.

Jennifer told the daily that when they tried to enter the club, they were stopped at the entrance.

When they asked the receptionist to call someone from inside the club management, Natasha D'sa, the Public Relations manager, who is a Portugese national, came outside.

A police official from Santacruz police station was quoted saying as, "Chavan and her boyfriend were stopped by Natasha saying Indians were undesirable and unfit for that club. They had gone to celebrate a birthday, but when they tried to enter, they were stopped and told that Indians were not allowed."

Jennifer told the daily that "Indians are not allowed" remarks left her deeply hurt.

She also said that she has been to the same club before and had celebrated her birthday there.

Meanwhile, Cedrick Dickson, the senior manager denied allegations, when questioned about the couple was denied entry for being Indians.

He said, "There is no question of saying such a thing."

Natasha defended herself by saying, "Most of our guests are Indian. We will provide CCTV footage to the cops and cooperate with them."

Police registered a case against Public Relations manager and senior manager of Trilogy under the Civil Rights Protection Act, 1955.

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