NCW chief Rekha Sharma lodges grievance with Twitter over ‘suspicious tweets’ from account


By: Express News Service | New Delhi |

October 21, 2020 9:12:30 pm

Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Rekha Sharma with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari (Source: Twitter/@NCWIndia
)National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma has lodged a grievance with Twitter India after a collection of tweets towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi and towards the Gandhi household have been posted from her deal with. On Tuesday, Sharma mentioned her Twitter deal with was hacked. Many of the tweets contained foul language.
“Twitter had blocked my account yesterday and they had alerted me on suspicious activity from my account. I was visiting Maharashtra after having received numerous complaints from civil society organisations on cases of rape and molestation that were taking place in Covid-19 centres in the state. After I landed in Delhi at 7 pm, I saw one objectionable tweet and immediately informed Twitter. I will decide on the further course of action only after Twitter gets back to me with their own explanation,” Sharma mentioned.
Apart from being trolled for the posts from her Twitter deal with, Sharma was additionally pulled up by social media customers for having raised the problem of “love jihad” in Maharashtra in her assembly with the Governor.
“This has been blown up on social media. I had received a number of complaints from civil society organisations in Maharashtra of forced marriages, and forced conversion of girls after these marriages. The reason why I used the term ‘love jihad’ is because it was used in the complaints from the civil society organisations,” she mentioned.  “I also met the Chief Secretary and senior police officers and they were very cooperative on all issues,” she additional mentioned.
During her go to, Sharma raised the problem of a vacant State Commission for Women, which is presently non-functional, and that round 4,000 complaints had not be redressed due to this. She additional mentioned 19 one-stop centres weren’t useful in Maharashtra and there have been 188 pending POCSO instances within the state.
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