Ruckus in JNU over BBC documentary: stone pelting, electricity-internet also shut down, police filed complaint
Left-wing and JNU administrations are at loggerheads over the showing of a controversial BBC documentary based on PM Modi. Stone pelting took place late on Tuesday night between ABVP and Left students. Meanwhile, electricity and internet service was snapped on the JNU campus.
The controversy over the BBC documentary is not taking its name. Now there has been a lot of ruckus on the campus of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University regarding the documentary. JNUSU created a ruckus after stone pelting during the screening of the documentary. Prior to this screening, the power has been cut off in the student union office. Along with this, claims of stone pelting are also being made. There have been stone pelting between ABVP and Leftwing students. Along with this, the internet has also been closed.
The students took out a march and reached the Vasant Kunj police station and demonstrated late in the night. However, after registering a complaint with the police, the students called off their protest. JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh said that we have filed a complaint against 25 people, and the police have assured us that they will investigate.
Left-wing and JNU administrations are at loggerheads over the showing of a controversial BBC documentary based on PM Modi. Stone pelting took place late on Tuesday night between ABVP and Left students. Meanwhile, electricity and internet service was snapped on the JNU campus. On the other hand, according to the sources of the Delhi Police Central Control Room, in view of the uproar, an additional police force has been deployed in JNU.
The screening of the controversial documentary was scheduled to begin at 9 pm. The students had planned to go ahead with it despite disapproval from the administration. The JNU administration did not allow the screening. Also, disciplinary action will be taken after the screening of the documentary. The students, however, insisted that the screening would not violate any norms of the university nor disturb communal harmony.