The Congress criticism of Twitter got here after its account and people of no less than 4 AICC workplace bearers have been blocked for both retweeting Rahul Gandhi’s tweet of a photograph of the members of the family of an alleged Dalit rape sufferer. Gandhi’s twitter deal with was the primary to be locked.
“Members of the Nationwide SC Fee who visited the rape sufferer’s household on August 2 had tweeted picture of the members of the family, which was there on their handles until August 5. However when Rahul Gandhi visited the sufferer’s members of the family and tweeted their photographs, Twitter blocked his deal with! Twitter has equally blocked about 5,000 accounts of our leaders and employees throughout India. Why is Twitter adopting double requirements by working beneath the strain of the federal government? If not, Twitter should instantly unblock the accounts,” AICC social media head Rohan Gupta instructed ET.
Round Wednesday midnight AICC had knowledgeable the media that Twitter had suspended handles of Randeep Surjewala, Ajay Maken, Manickam Tagore, Jitendra Singh and Sushmita Dev.
Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming he can be “thrown” out of energy by a “storm” created by the voices of the poor, Dalits, farmers and employees within the nation. In response, AICC’s Dalit wing organised a protest.