BBC Documentary Row in Jamia University: The controversy over the screening of BBC documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ at Jamia Millia Islamia University has not subsided. Now regarding this matter, the Vice-Chancellor of Jamia University, Najma Akhtar said that nothing happened inside our university, an attempt was made, but it was completely foiled. He said that whatever happened, happened on the streets. It was a small incident, which was blown out of proportion. Our precautionary measures were good.
‘SFI’s aim is to disturb peace and harmony in Jamia’
Najma Akhtar further said, "A small group like SFI, which has no followers, is protesting. We do not accept such conduct. Their aim is to disturb the peace and harmony in the campus. I will not allow such behavior at any cost." Asked if any action would be taken against the protesting students? She said that she would seek a report in this regard and if necessary, action would be taken against the students.
SFI claimed to have detained 70 students
Let us tell you that the Left-backed student organization Students Federation of India (SFI) had announced that it would"Narendra Modi" href ="https://www.abplive.com/topic/narendra-modi" data-type="interlinkingkeywords"BBC’s documentary on Narendra Modi will be screened at 6 pm in the Jamia Millia Islamia campus. However, the university administration said that no permission was given for the screening of the BBC documentary and they will not allow it to happen. Its SFI claimed that Delhi Police had detained more than 70 such students. It may be noted that the Center had recently asked social media platforms to remove links to the BBC documentary.