'X' expressed disagreement with the government order to block posts on the account

February 22, 2024

New Delhi, February 22

Social media platform X today expressed its disagreement with the Indian government's order to block accounts and posts related to farmers' protests and called for freedom of expression. Sources said that on the request of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has ordered the temporary blocking of 177 social media accounts and web links related to the farmers' protest. X said in a post, "The Government of India has issued necessary executive orders. Following the order we will block these accounts and posts only in India. However, we disagree with these actions and believe that these posts should come under the ambit of freedom of expression.


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