BBC documentary: Student’s outfit calls for screening in DU’s North Campus

The Bhim Army Student Federation has said that it will hold the screening at 5 pm outside the Arts Faculty in the North Campus of the University of Delhi (DU).

New Delhi: A few days following a ruckus over its screenings at JNU and Jamia Millia Islamia, a student outfit has given a call for holding the screening of the controversial BBC documentary on the 2002 Godhra riots at Delhi University.

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The Bhim Army Student Federation has said that it will hold the screening at 5 pm outside the Arts Faculty in the North Campus of the University of Delhi (DU).

The administration has already denied permission for the event.

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Meanwhile, the Congress-affiliated National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) has announced to hold the screening at 4 pm in North Campus and the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) at 1 pm on the Ambedkar University Kashmere Gate campus.

The government had recently directed social media platforms to block links to the documentary titled “India: The Modi Question” with the External Affairs Ministry trashing it as a “propaganda piece” that lacks objectivity and reflects a colonial mindset.

The Jamia Millia Islamia on Wednesday became the center of a kerfuffle after SFI’s plans to organize the screening of the documentary were thwarted by the varsity and the police.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) witnessed a ruckus and protests over the screening of the same on Tuesday.

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