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Kerala: DYFI, SFI to display screen BBC documentary at 200 venues

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Kerala: DYFI, SFI to screen BBC documentary at 200 venues

Amidst the continued controversy over the lately launched BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the CPIM’s Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) has vowed to display screen the ‘India: The Modi Question’ at 200 venues in Kerala on January 24 and January 25.

As per reviews, the youth wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) knowledgeable that it’ll display screen the anti-Modi propaganda at Poojappura on Tuesday (January 24) at 6 pm.

DFYI state president VK Sanoj remarked, “Let people see the fascist face of the Sangh Parivar outfits. We will go ahead with the plan and more screenings will be done at other places also in the coming days.”

Reportedly, the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) may even maintain the screening of the documentary on the Mangattuparamba campus of Kannur college at 2 pm. It may even comply with go well with at Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kochi and Government Law College Ernakulam.

Meanwhile, the Youth Congress has additionally vowed to comply with within the footsteps of DYFI and SFI. Youth Congress (Kerala) president Shafi Parambil remarked, “Historical facts have always remained on the hostile side for Modi and Sangh Parivar. The reminders of betrayal, apology and genocide cannot be hidden using power.”

The BJP has hit out on the incumbent Kerala authorities and requested it to cease the screening of the BBC documentary. Union Minister V Muraleedharan mentioned, “The documentary’s screening should not be allowed at all. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan should intervene in the matter immediately.”

On Monday (January 23), the Student Islamic Organisation (SIO) and Muslim Student Federation organised the screening of the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi contained in the Hyderabad Central University. More than 50 college students from these teams attended the screening. 

The Background of the BBC controversy

Recently, BBC aired a two-part documentary attacking PM Narendra Modi’s tenure as Gujarat Chief Minister throughout the Gujarat riots of 2002. India has denounced the controversial program as a “propaganda piece” that’s designed to push a discredited narrative.

One of the nefarious goals behind the documentary was to whitewash the position of Islamists within the Godhra prepare carnage, which claimed a complete of 59 Hindu lives.

It additional used the already discredited statements of Sanjiv Bhatt and RB Sreekumar to assault the Indian Prime Minister. BBC even used the claims of Babu Bajrangi and Haresh Bhatt, who’ve admitted that they have been studying the script given by a journalist, to try to declare PM Modi responsible.