BBC documentary controversy: Amid the controversy that erupted following the discharge of a documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, some college students of the Jawaharlal Nehru College on Tuesday watched the documentary on their private units though the administration minimize the ability provide and web.
In keeping with stories, a gaggle of ABVP college students allegedly began pelting stones at these screening BBC’s documentary on their private units.
This got here a day after a gaggle of scholars introduced a particular screening of the controversial documentary launched by UK-based media, BBC. The documentary titled- “India: The Modi Query”, allegedly showcased PM Modi in a nasty mild and questioned his alleged function within the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Earlier on Monday, the College administration ordered to cancel the particular screening, saying “it may hamper the regulation and order scenario on the campus”.
Nonetheless, college students protested towards the order. Subsequently, on Tuesday, the administration minimize the electrical energy and web connection.
Whereas chatting with media individuals, Ayeshi Ghosh, president of the Left-backed College students’ Federation of India, stated that the mission was profitable as the scholars had already watched the documentary.
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 it is a propaganda piece designed to push a specific discredited narrative. The bias and lack of objectivity and albeit 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 just about 200 college students on campus. Subsequently, a probe might be initiated on receiving a written criticism, stated police officers.