Facebook Restores ‘Kisan Ekta Morcha’ Page After Outrage on Social Media

Demonstration of farmers on the Delhi border has been going on for the last 26 days in protest against the agricultural law, for the dissemination of official information regarding the farmers’ movement, social media accounts have been created called Kisan Ekta Morcha, namely the United Kisan Morcha. According to the news, Facebook unpublished the Kisan Ekta Morcha’s Facebook page.

Kisan Ekta Morcha tweeted and accused of suppressing the voice and said that Facebook has unpublished the page. Kisan Ekta Manch has tweeted that when people raise their voice, this is what they can do.

A few hours later, the controversy caught fire, Facebook again published the Facebook page of Kisan Ekta Morcha. A statement was issued by Facebook informing about the commissioning of Kisan Ekta Morcha’s page.

Kisan Ekta Morcha had tweeted a screenshot of the page being unpublished and alleged that the page was unpublished on Facebook. According to the screenshot, the Facebook page was unpublished citing violation of the Community Standards.

Agitating farmer unions have alleged that Facebook has blocked their page Kisan Ekta Morcha on Sunday at the behest of the central government. Baljit Singh, who described himself as the head of the IT wing of the movement, said, “The government is afraid of farmers.”

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Taking a sarcasm to Facebook, a Twitter user Mandeep Muktsar wrote, Breaking: Mark Zuckerberg will be nominated to the Rajya Sabha. This Facebook page was later restored. The farmers on Sunday warned the government that they would free all toll plazas in Haryana between December 25-27 and go on hunger strike.

They have also decided to boycott any of the NDA constituents. In a joint press conference on the Singhu border, the farmers associations said, “On December 27, Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi will speak in Mann ki Baat but we appeal to all of you to keep playing the pot for as long as the Prime Minister speaks.” It has been 26 days for farmers who have been protesting against the agricultural laws by camping on the borders of the country’s capital.

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