Didn't Ask Facebook To Drop #ResignModi, Report "Mischievous": Government
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Didn't Ask Facebook To Drop #ResignModi, Report "Mischievous": Government

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April 29, 2021

A Wall Street Journal report that alleged that the temporary blocking of the hashtag #ResignModi was an attempt to curb public dissent is "misleading" and "mischievous", the government said today, emphatically denying that it directed Facebook to do so.


New Delhi, 29 April 2021

"A story by Wall Street Journal attributing removal of a certain hashtag by Facebook to GOI's efforts to curb public dissent is misleading on facts and mischievous in intent," the government said in a statement on the report titled "Facebook Blocks, Then Restores, Content Calling on Indian Prime Minister Modi to Resign".

Source -NDTV

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