POSTED BY Buzz ON Jan 29, 2012 AT 18:59 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 29, 2012 18:59 IST

Amruta Byatnal reports in the Hindu

Symbiosis University has cancelled the screening of documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak's Jashn-e-Azadi on Kashmir, after the right-wing student organisation, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), raised objections to its ‘separatist' nature. The film was supposed to be screened at a three-day national seminar called ‘Voices of Kashmir' at the Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, organised in association with the University Grants Commission (UGC) on February 3, 4 and 5.

The organisation now wants the entire seminar cancelled, ABVP Pune unit Secretary Shailendra Dalvi told The Hindu on Saturday evening. “The content of the seminar, like the film, is anti-India, and against the Indian Army. We will not stand for anything that divides the country. Symbiosis has agreed to cancel the film screening, and we are giving them three days' time to think about the event, too,” Mr. Dalvi stated.

Read on at the Hindu: In Jaipur replay, university bows to ABVP film fatwa

 

POSTED BY Buzz ON Jan 29, 2012 AT 18:59 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 29, 2012 18:59 IST
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