BBC documentary showing in Jamia, tense atmosphere on university campus

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(Delhi) : Jamia Millia Islamia University will now screen the film after the BBC documentary’s buzz at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). A post has been shared on Instagram regarding this. Inside it says “Jamia Millia Islamia invites everyone for a screening of the BBC documentary on PM Modi ‘India: Questions Modi’. Let us inform you that this screening program has been held on January 25 (Wednesday) at 6pm on the lawn of the MCRC .

On the other hand, 3 students were detained by the Delhi Police for spoiling the atmosphere by announcing the screening of a BBC documentary at Jamia University. According to a police source, security on the Jamia Millia Islamia University campus was tightened.

Clashes between two student groups at JNU over a controversial documentary

Prior to this, there was much commotion at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday evening over the screening of a controversial BBC documentary at JNU. The students staged the action late into the night. There was also stone throwing between two groups of students on the JNU campus. Students affiliated with Leftist organizations also staged a protest march from the JNU campus to the Vasant Kunj police station. Regarding this, the police said that no FIR has been registered yet, an investigation is being carried out based on the complaint.

The government’s action on the documentary is controversial

In fact, the government on Friday directed social media platforms Twitter and YouTube to block links to a documentary called India: The Modi Question. The Foreign Ministry has dismissed the documentary as a propaganda ploy. The government says the controversial BBC documentary lacks objectivity and reflects a colonial mindset.

After the screening of the BBC documentary in Jamia, the atmosphere of tension on the university campus surfaced for the first time on India News.



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