Delhi News: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus witnessed a ruckus on Monday late evening when students alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) He was pelted with stones while watching a controversial BBC documentary. However, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-West) Manoj C denied the reports of stone-pelting. When asked about the incident, the DCP said, "I repeat again that no such incident has been reported so far." DCP said, "If we receive a complaint from any section of JNU, necessary legal action as deemed fit will be taken."
JNU administration had given a warning
Meanwhile, internet service and electricity connection at the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) office was snapped on Tuesday as some students Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The JNU administration had earlier asked students to cancel the screening of the documentary- ‘India: The Modi Question’. The university administration had given a stern warning to the students that if anyone watches the documentary, disciplinary action can be initiated as per university rules.
Students adamant even after warning
A section of students under the banner of JNUSU distributed pamphlets for the screening of the documentary at 9 pm on Tuesday. The JNU administration was of the view that such unauthorized activities in the campus may disturb the peace and harmony in the university. However, when the students remained adamant even after the warnings, the university administration decided to disconnect electricity and internet connection. The university had earlier said that no prior permission was taken from the JNU administration for the screening of the documentary.
ABVP welcomes the ban
Meanwhile, ABVP’s JNU unit president Rohit Kumar said the students’ body welcomes the directive to stop the screening of the documentary. They said, "BBC is working to tarnish the image of India by making documentaries with fake agenda." Earlier, the Central Government had termed the BBC documentary as propaganda against the Prime Minister and the country.