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Pakistan govt’s official twitter account closed for 2nd time in a month in India

The Twitter account of the Government of Pakistan in India has been blocked for the second time within 25 days. Earlier on September 7, the Twitter account of the Government of Pakistan was also banned.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: The official Twitter account of the Government of Pakistan has been banned once again in India. This means that now the Twitter account of the Government of Pakistan will not open in India. According to the information, Twitter India has taken this step after the legal demand of the Government of India.

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Earlier on September 7, the Twitter account of the Government of Pakistan was also banned. Let us tell you that the Twitter handle of the Government of Pakistan is named @GovtofPakistan. At present it has been banned in India. Meaning the things being written on it cannot be seen in India at the moment.

Let us tell you that in many countries including India, America, there are laws that can apply to the content of tweets or Twitter accounts. If Twitter receives a legal request from any country or institution, from time to time access to certain Content in that particular country is blocked. Even before this, some Twitter handles of Pakistan have been blocked in India. After which Pakistan expressed its displeasure. The Pakistani government also opposed it.

In June, Twitter in India banned official accounts of Pakistan Embassies in UN, Turkey, Iran and Egypt. In August, India blocked 8 YouTube-based news channels, including one operating from Pakistan and one Facebook account for posting “fake, anti-India content” online. So far, the central government has blocked over 100 YouTube channels, 4 Facebook pages, 5 Twitter accounts and 3 Instagram accounts for spreading hate contact against India.

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