New Delhi, Feb 12 Amid the row over banning many social accounts for not following the government's guidelines after they were found instigating the peasants' movement, the Bharatiya Janata Party has raised the demand to control social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
BJP MP and Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha national chief Tejasvi Surya has reiterated the demand.
Surya is also a member of the Standing Committee on IT Affairs. Following the latest episode, his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 3 last year made headlines, stating that uncontrolled social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter were a big threat to democracy, and the need to enact strict new rules for regulation. Many party leaders believe that the government needs to take action in the issue that Surya has raised in his letter.
In fact, in a letter written to Modi on September 3, 2020, MP from Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat, Surya has stated the need to modify the 3
( With inputs from IANS )
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