After JNU, Jamia, college students of this high college plan to display BBC documentary on PM Modi

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Picture Supply : PTI (FILE) Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout a public rally.

BBC documentary controversy: Left scholar our bodies of West Bengal have deliberate to display the controversial BBC documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the campuses of no less than two universities of Kolkata.

The Pupil Federation of India (SFI) will present the documentary at Jadavpur College on Thursday and at Presidency College the day after, the state organisation’s assistant secretary Subhajit Sarkar stated. “The documentary will likely be screened by way of a projector. We’re but to get permission from the college authorities. We are going to keep it up with the screening even when we don’t get it,” Sarkar stated.

“We hope that most of the common college students, together with those that don’t help us, will come and watch it. We would like folks to affix us in dialogue and debate in regards to the movie,” he stated.

All India College students’ Affiliation (AISA), one other Left physique, additionally determined to display the documentary on the campus of Jadavpur College on January 27, stated Sandip Nayak, a senior member of the organisation. Members of Presidency College’s visible arts society will even display the documentary on February 1, stated Moitreyo Sarkar, one of many organisers.

Earlier on Tuesday, some college students of the Jawaharlal Nehru College watched the documentary on their private units although the administration reduce the facility provide and web.

MEA calls it a ‘propaganda piece

Earlier final week, India condemned the documentary collection on PM Modi and described it as a ‘propaganda piece’ designed to push a discredited narrative. “We expect this can be a propaganda piece designed to push a selected discredited narrative. The bias and lack of objectivity and admittedly persevering with colonial mindset are blatantly seen,” Exterior Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated throughout a weekly media briefing.

Earlier on Saturday, the College of Hyderabad (UoH) confirmed the primary episode of the documentary to almost 200 college students on campus. Subsequently, a probe will likely be initiated on receiving a written criticism, stated police officers. 

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