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    Someone Made A JNU Anthem To The Tune Of "Hotel California" And It's Going Massively Viral

    You also have a chance to win ₹10,000 if you can sing it the best.

    Shefali Vaidya, a freelance writer and newspaper columnist based in Pune, posted a satirical take on the Jawaharlal Nehru University row on Facebook.

    She wrote a song entitled "Hotel JNU - The Shock Ballad," which is to be sung to the tune of The Eagles' "Hotel California".

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    The song has been circulating on WhatsApp and has promptly gone viral, trending all over social media under the tag "Now Going Viral".

    It was also announced by Swarajya, a publication that Vaidya writes for, that whoever posts the best audio/video rendition of the song could win ₹10,000.

    They also embedded the first entry.

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    Here's Vaidya's entire song:


    On a dark Delhi highway, cool wind in my hair
    Warm smell of beef pakoras, rising up in the air

    Up ahead in the distance, I saw a candle march
    My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
    I had to stop for the night

    There he stood on the campus
    The bearded comrade yelled
    And I was thinking to myself,
    "This must be JNU, Commie academic Hell"

    Then he scratched his beard and showed me the way
    There were voices down the corridor,
    I thought I heard them say...

    Welcome to the Hotel JNU
    Such a leftist place (Such a leftist place)
    Such a leftist face
    Plenty of sedition at the Hotel JNU
    Any time of year (Any time of year)
    You can find it here

    Their thoughts are totally Marxist, but they want a Mercedes Benz
    They got a lot of ugly, hirsute comrades they call friends
    How they shout in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat.
    Some shout for azaadi, some for India's death.

    So I called up the krantikaari comrade,
    And said, "Please show me some national pride"
    He said, "We haven't had that feeling here since nineteen sixty nine"

    And still those voices are calling from far away,
    Wake you up in the middle of the night
    Just to hear them say...

    Welcome to the Hotel JNU
    Such a leftist place (Such a leftist place)
    Such a leftist face
    Plenty of sedition at the Hotel JNU
    Any time of year (Any time of year)
    You can find it here

    Kiss of love on the campus,
    Mahishasur worship so nice
    And he said "We are all just freeloaders here, living off the tax device"
    And in the professor's chambers,
    We gather for the feast
    Free food, cheap rooms
    Oh, how we love this subsidized beast,

    Last thing I remember, I was
    Running for the door
    I had to find the passage back
    To the India I was before

    "Relax," said the Comrade,
    "We are programmed to receive.
    You can enrol any time you like,
    But no one ever leaves!"

    And here's some inspiration:

    View this video on YouTube

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    BuzzFeed has reached out to Shefali Vaidya and Swarajya, and is awaiting both replies.

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