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New Delhi, Feb 16: Despite threats and attempt by right wing organizations, Delhi University today screened the much talked about documentary ‘Jashn-e-Azadi’ by film-maker Sanjay Kak. “The film was peacefully screened in the department of sociology, followed by a discussion with the Director. Those who were opposed to the film were allowed to protest”, said Nandini Sundar, Head of Department Sociology. Two groups, one by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and another of Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena, held demonstrations and tried to enter the venue, but, were stopped by students from All India Students Association (AISA) and the department. Protesting

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Seems like when it comes to Kashmir, Indian Censor Board has only one answer –NO. The latest Kashmir centric film to fall prey to Censor Board objections is Harud- (Autumn ) directed by Aamir Bashir, which has already been world premiered at Toronto, Canada. Aamir Bashir, the brain behind Harud tweeted last night, “Harud refused censor certificate. Round 2 with Revisionary Committee to follow. Wish us luck!” Censorship noise could be heard lately, regarding documentary films like Sanjay Kak directed Jashn-e-Azadi and Ashwin Kumar directed Inshallah Kashmir. Noteworthy to mention, all these films have been able to garner good amount