A representative of Krishnakriti Foundation, one of the organisers of the event, confirmed that the lecture titled "Unpopular Stories: Narrating the Indo-Islamic Past and Navigating Present-day Prejudices" was cancelled but did not elaborate.
The Facebook-owned platform last month announced to launch a test to limit message forwarding to five chats in India.
The Dalai Lama gave the Nehru analogy, in response to a question from a student who sought to know from the Tibetan leader, about how one can be sure-footed about one's decisions and how to avoid committing mistakes in life.
Amarinder Singh agreed that they were fit cases for exemption, considering their track record and their age, the spokesperson said.
Mann said people of Punjab are concerned about unemployment, drug addiction, polluted air and ground water and deteriorating law and order.
The official Twitter handle of the Punjab Police has also taken the witty route to highlight a serious issue. In recent tweets, Punjab Police have campaigned against ragging by posting photos of Nokia, Thumps Up and Mcdonalds slogans with witty captions.