The BJP Friday took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi over Twitter briefly locking his account for allegedly violating its rules, saying the Congress chief has been proven the door from the one place he was energetic and he ought to use the brand new social media rules enforced by the Modi authorities to revive the account.
Addressing a press convention, BJP MP and the celebration’s youth wing president Tejasvi Surya mentioned the identical Congress was crying hoarse and attacking the federal government when it framed the brand new rules to “empower” social media platform customers.
Now, Gandhi can’t cover behind the liberty of expression argument after he tweeted an image of a rape and homicide sufferer’s relations, Surya mentioned, including it was “indecent, illegal and inhuman”.
The regulation prohibits the disclosure of a rape sufferer’s identification, together with tackle or her relations’ particulars, selling the BJP and the official baby rights physique to hit out on the Congress chief.
The Congress has argued that Gandhi is elevating the household’s voice for justice and that the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and a BJP MP had additionally posted the household’s photos.
Surya mentioned the difficulty now could be whether or not it was proper on Gandhi’s half to publicly disclose the sufferer’s identification because the regulation of the land frowns upon such acts.
“The only place he was active was on Twitter. Unfortunately, even Twitter has shown him the door,” he mentioned wryly.
Gandhi and the Congress ought to make utilization of the rules and rules made by the Modi authorities and try to get his account restored, he added.
In one other dig at Gandhi, BJP basic secretary Tarun Chugh mentioned, “Disney prince Rahul Gandhi should not have disclosed the the victim’s identity for his petty politics. He should understand this is real world not his Disney world.”
Gandhi on Friday accused Twitter of being biased and interfering within the nation’s political course of by blocking his account.
In a powerful assault, Gandhi mentioned Twitter was denying his tens of millions of followers the appropriate to an opinion and termed it as an assault on the democratic construction of the nation.