Twitter seeks to dialogue with IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over accounts block controversy

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New Delhi, 9/2 (AO Bureau): The Government of India has recently issued a notice to Twitter for the closure of 1178 more Twitter accounts against India supported by Khalistan and Pakistan. In this case, Twitter has said on Monday that it has reached out to the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad for official talks. At the same time, he has also given an update on the notice given to the government to close the Twitter account.

According to media reports, microblogging site Twitter has resumed 257 accounts temporarily closed under an order issued by the Indian government. In such a situation, this has become the reason for the ministry and Twitter coming face to face. The government then issued a notice saying that Twitter is bound to follow orders as per law. There is also a provision for legal punishment in this.

On Thursday, the government issued a notice to Twitter asking it to close 1178 more accounts related to Khalistan and Pakistan. They are accused of spreading the peasant movement and conspiracy against India. At the same time a spokesperson said, ‘Safety of our employees on Twitter is a top priority for us. We have been associated with the position of honor with the Government of India and reached out to the Honorable Minister for formal talks.

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