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Jamia University admin says no screening allowed, warns of action against organisers

In the aftermath of the detention of four students for creating a ruckus outside Jamia Millia Islamia University over the screening of a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the varsity administration on Wednesday said that no such screening of the film would be allowed on the campus without prior permission.

In the aftermath of the detention of four students for creating a ruckus outside Jamia Millia Islamia University over the screening of a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the varsity administration on Wednesday said that no such screening of the film would be allowed on the campus without prior permission.Delhi Police detained four students from a left-wing student organisation for allegedly creating a ruckus outside the campus of Jamia over the screening of the BBC documentary.Security was strengthened outside Jamia Millia Islamia University after a group of students planned to screen the BBC documentary on PM Modi.On Monday the administration of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi also warned against screening the BBC documentary on the campus after a group of students released a pamphlet inviting students to a screening of the film at the students union's office at 9 pm on Tuesday (January 24).

The JNU Students Union wrote to the university administration over its firm advisory against the screening of the BBC documentary stating that they "do not seek to create any form of disharmony" and their purpose is to only watch it on the campus.The university administration has earlier issued a memorandum/circular and once again reiterates that no meeting/gathering of students or screening of any film shall be allowed in the campus without the permission of the competent authority, failing which strict disciplinary action shall be taken against the organisers," the administration said.

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