By Manish Singh
Twitter has locked the account of Indian National Congress, the South Asian nation’s largest opposition party, for violating its rules.
The Indian National Congress wrote about the Twitter episode on Facebook Thursday.
“When our leaders were put in jails, we were not scared then why would we be afraid of closing our Twitter accounts now. We are Congress, this is the message of the people, we will fight, we will keep fighting. If it is a crime to raise our voice to get justice for the rape victim girl, then we will do this crime a hundred times. Jai Hind… Satyamev Jayate,” it said.
Rohan Gupta, the head of social media for Congress, alleged that Twitter had taken the step at the direction of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, adding that the firm had also suspended profiles of several of the party’s senior leaders.
In a statement, a Twitter spokesperson said the company’s rules are enforced judiciously and impartially for everyone on our service.
“We have taken proactive action on several hundred Tweets that posted an image that violated our Rules, and may continue to do so in line with our range of enforcement options. Certain types of private information carry higher risks than others, …read more
Source: Tech Crunch