Twitter temporarily blocks BBC's Punjabi handle as Amritpal manhunt continues1 min read 28 Mar 2023, 03:07 PM IST
The BBC News Punjabi Twitter account have now been restored, although Twitter is yet to issue a clarification to the news media organisation for temporarily blocking their account
The British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) Punjabi news account on micro-blogging site Twitter was temporarily withheld in India ‘in response to a legal demand’. The Twitter account was unaccessible to the followers and the corporation for at least three hours. The media organisation has said that their Twitter account was targeted by the Indian Government for reporting on the manhunt to arrest Pro-Khalistan radical preacher of ‘Waris Punjab De’ Amritpal Singh.
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