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Twitter former CEO Jack Dorsey’s passed statements on Narendra Modi led government. While an interviewer on a TV channel asked how Twitter face problems from governments. He explained that NDA led government has mounted pressure on them in India. India for example, India is one of the countries which had many requests around farmers' protests. He also said “They forced Twitter to shut down the accounts of farmers, Shut down accounts of generalists and posts related to farmers movements. The Indian government also conducted raids on employees' homes and also warned of shutting down our Twitter India” He ended up saying, India is a democratic country with a sarcastic smile. He also claims that India is one of the countries that pressurized Twitter.
जब हमारे किसान अपने हक के लिए दिल्ली की सीमाओं पर बैठे थे। जब वो सर्दी, गर्मी, बरसात झेलते हुए अपने प्राण त्याग रहे थे।— Congress (@INCIndia) June 13, 2023
तब दिल्ली में बैठा 'डरपोक' तानाशाह उनकी खबर को दबाने में लगा था।
वो ट्विटर को धमकियां भिजवा रहा था कि किसान आंदोलन को दिखाया तो दफ्तर बंद करवा दूंगा, छापे… pic.twitter.com/ZKIPQZNiGT
Congress started their counterparts on Jack Dorsey’s statements. Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala stated that “Modi government forced Twitter to shut down accounts of farmers and farmer's movement, shut down accounts of journalists critical of the government or Twitter and its employees would be raided. This is what Twitter Co-Founder and Ex CEO Jack Dorsey admits in a TV interview. Will Modi Government answer?"
Modi Govt. forced twitter to— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) June 13, 2023
Shut down accounts of Farmers & Farmer’s movement,
Shut down accounts of journalists critical of Govt,
Twitter and its employees would be raided.
This is what Twitter Co Founder and Ex CEO Jack Dorsey admits in a TV… pic.twitter.com/OmpSHl8RlI
Youth Congress Chief Srinivas BV took a dig at the government and said, “Mother of Democracy – Unfiltered.”
Mother of Democracy - Unfiltered— Srinivas BV (@srinivasiyc) June 12, 2023
"During farmer protest, Modi govt pressurized us and said we will shut down your offices, raid your employees' homes, which they did if you don’t follow suit."
- Jack Dorsey, former Twitter CEO pic.twitter.com/tOyCfyDWcz
Note: Everyone has the right to freedom of expression, according to Article 10 of the Huma Rights Act: Freedom of Expression. But this can be restricted if they pass statements unlawful, on protection of national security, territorial integrity or public safety. In order to prevent crime or law and order.