Twitter tags BJP IT Cell Head, Amit Malviya’s tweet as ‘manipulated media’

Twitter has objected to a tweet by BJP leader and party’s IT cell chief Amit Malviya, calling it a “manipulation of the media” by BJP leader Amit Malviya on a tweet against the farmer protest.

Twitter has red-flagged the post tweeted about Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Generally, Twitter posts that are “important and cleverly altered and fabricated or shared incorrectly or are likely to pose a threat to the safety of the general public or intended to harm someone” are removed by twitter from its platform.

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According to Twitter, the BJP leader tweeted this with the intention to “discredit Rahul Gandhi”. Rahul Gandhi tweeted a picture in which the police was beating an elderly farmer leader with a stick. It was captioned “this is a very sad picture. Our slogan was ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ but today PM Modi’s arrogance which has made jawan to fight against the farmer. it’s very dangerous.”

source: twitter

In response to his tweet, Amit Malviya shared a video clip which showed that the police stick was not touching the farmer. Shortly after his tweet, several fact checking websites reported that it was a clipped video.

However, after the Twitter’s action against Amit Malviya, many people started trolling Amit Malviya. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut wrote @ RautSanjay61 “Bhakt: Congratulations, Amit Malviya ji, for the first time in India, Twitter has given your tweet the status of” Manipulated Media “.

A user named Amar @ amar4media wrote “Sanjay Bhai is full cash back.” Similarly, many others have also commented.

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