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Stone pelting reported on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus during BBC documentary screening

Left wing and JNU administration are at loggerheads over the controversial BBC documentary based on PM Modi. Stone pelting took place late on Tuesday night between ABVP and Left students. Meanwhile, electricity and internet services were snapped on the JNU campus.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: JNU campus once again became the center of ruckus. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students on Tuesday (January 24) announced the screening of BBC’s documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, before this screening, the power was cut off in the student union office. Stone pelting also happened.

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However, after registering a complaint with the police, the students called off their protest. JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh told that we have filed a complaint against 25 people, the police has assured that they will investigate.

Aishe Ghosh said that those who have been hurt will also give their statement at the police station after treatment. She said that we will also complain to the JNU administration. For the time being, we stop the protest, appeal to the police administration to investigate it.

In fact, the left wing and the JNU administration are at loggerheads over the controversial BBC documentary based on PM Modi. Stone pelting took place late on Tuesday night between ABVP and Left students. Meanwhile, electricity and internet services were snapped on the JNU campus. At the same time, after the stone pelting, the angry students took out a march and shouted slogans against the Delhi Police outside the Vasant Kunj police station. On the other hand, according to the sources of the Delhi Police Central Control Room, in view of the uproar, additional police force has been deployed in JNU.

Screening of controversial BBC documentary
In fact, the JNU Students’ Union could not hold the proposed screening of the controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The students alleged that the university administration cut off the electricity and internet connection of the student union’s office. However, he watched the documentary on his mobile phone and laptop. An official of the JNU administration said on the condition of anonymity that there has been a serious fault in the power supply line in the university. We are probing it. The engineering department is saying that it will be resolved as soon as possible.

Students who gathered outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) office to watch the documentary claimed that stones were pelted at them when they were watching it on their phones. However, a senior police officer said that no such incident was reported to the police. There was no immediate official response from the JNU administration on the allegations and claims of the students. He had said on Monday that the students’ union had not taken his permission for the program and it should be cancelled.

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