Mumbai: BJP in Maharashtra on Thursday condemned the Government's action of blocking Twitter accounts of some prominent journalists. State BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari said the nation is "staring again at a Emergency-like situation".
Criticising the Government for blocking Twitter accounts of leading journalists and blocking Facebook pages as well as websites, Bhandari said that many anti-Congress Government voices are being silenced.
Bhandari said such acts of censorship and high-handedness remind of the black days during Emergency. "This is a murder of liberty and right of free political
BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari said the nation is \"staring again at a Emergency-like situation\".
speech," he said.
He questioned why many other Twitter accounts, Facebook pages and websites fomenting trouble, were allowed to continue.
"This action of the Sonia Gandhi-led Congress Government is a blatant display of unabashed minoritism," Bhandari said. He demanded that the government should withdraw these restrictions immediately.