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No screening of BBC doc at JNU; students say varsity cut power, internet

Several students, who gathered at the JNU students union office for a screening of a controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, claimed the varsity administration cut power and internet to stop the event, and staged a protest after stones were thrown on them. They claimed that they were attacked when they were watching the documentary on their mobile-phones as the screening could not be held. Some alleged that the attackers were members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a charge the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated student body denied. Later in the night, raising slogans of Inqlaab Zinadabad and against the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration, the protesting students marched to the Vasant Kunj police station to lodge a complaint against the stone pelters . On the power cut at the campus, a JNU administration official, requesting anonymity told PTI, There is a major (power) line fault at the university. We are ...


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