Why is there an uproar over the BBC documentary on PM Modi?

BBC Documentary: Prime Minister of the country But there is a ruckus. This matter has now taken a political turn as well. While the Government of India has banned the screening of this documentary, Congress, Trinamool Congress and many other parties are raising questions. 

Actually, India: The Modi Question is a two-part series depicting the 2002 Gujarat riots. In this documentary, a picture of the political situation during that time has been shown, as well as PM Modi’s time as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. The first episode of this documentary aired in Britain on January 17, in which the early political life of PM Modi was shown. According to media reports, things against PM Modi have been shown in most parts of the documentary. 

In a nutshell…

By mentioning the Gujarat riots in the documentary, questions have been raised on PM Modi’s tenure during that period. About 2 thousand people died in these riots. It has been claimed that the real story of Gujarat riots has been shown in this documentary. 

What the Government of India said…

At the same time, there has been a strong reaction from the Government of India on this documentary. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has described the documentary as a propaganda piece. The Government of India said in a statement that this documentary shows a one-sided perspective, due to which the screening has been banned. At the same time, the central government has appealed to block the account showing the documentary through Twitter or YouTube channels.

What did Congress say…

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