Light flickers but won’t go off!?

I’m currently a student staying in India with a homestay family. Earlier today, we had some electricity problems and the power went out. They eventually came back on, but now I can’t get the light in my bedroom to go off. When I flip the switch off. The light makes a static noise and flickers aggressively. The... show more I’m currently a student staying in India with a homestay family. Earlier today, we had some electricity problems and the power went out. They eventually came back on, but now I can’t get the light in my bedroom to go off. When I flip the switch off. The light makes a static noise and flickers aggressively. The electricity is pretty shady here, there are exposed wires coming from the walls in some places so I don’t really want to mess anything up or hurt myself. Any thoughts as to why this is happening ?
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