Ambedkar University BBC Documentary Screening: The controversy over BBC’s controversial “India: The Modi Question” documentary is increasing day by day. There has been a ruckus in many universities regarding its screening. In Delhi’s JNU, even a situation like stone pelting has arisen. At the same time, students in Delhi’s Ambedkar University also tried to screen the documentary. However, during the screening, the university administration cut off the power supply and the police were called.
According to the information, student organizations had announced the screening on Friday (January 27). The students were screening a BBC documentary on the university campus when the university cut off the electricity. After this, the police who reached the spot also removed the curtain put up for the screening. It is learned that after the curtain was removed, the students sat in different groups and watched the documentary on laptops.
Announcement of screening in Delhi University as well
Let us tell you that today many student organizations in Delhi University, including NSUI, have announced to show the controversial documentary. The documentary will be screened on the campus at 4 and 5 pm. However, the DU administration says that the students have not taken any permission for this. The administration said that the central government has banned the documentary and it will not be shown in the campus.
Uproar in JNU and Jamia as well
Earlier, there has been a controversy regarding this documentary in Delhi’s JNU and Jamia University as well. In the past, when left-wing students tried to screen a documentary in JNU, the administration cut off electricity and internet connection there too. After this, stones were also pelted on the students. The students held ABVP workers responsible for the stone pelting and lodged a complaint with the Vasant Kunj police station.
Holiday done in Jamia
On the other hand, on Wednesday, the Students Federation of India had organized a screening of the BBC documentary at Jamia Millia Islamia University, but before the screening, the police took four SFI activists into custody. After which the student organization protested in the campus. The situation became such that on Friday the campus was declared a holiday. However, the university says that the suspension of classes has nothing to do with the protest.
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