February 7, 2023

Mamata Banerjee accused the Centre of making an attempt to bulldoze her authorities in Bengal (File)


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the moment slammed the BJP-led authorities on the Centre over its “efforts to control” Twitter and claimed that the Union authorities, having did not affect the micro-blogging web site, is now making an attempt to bulldoze it.

Drawing a parallel, Ms Banerjee stated her authorities, too, was being meted out the identical therapy by the Centre.

“I condemn it. They (Centre) can’t control Twitter, so they are trying to bulldoze it. They are trying to do so with everyone they are unable to manage. They can’t control me, and that is why they are trying to bulldoze my government, too,” Mamata Banerjee stated.

The social networking platform has misplaced its “safe harbour” protect in India over non-compliance with IT guidelines and failure to nominate a key personnel mandated underneath the brand new tips.

It will now be accountable for motion underneath the Indian Penal Code for third celebration illegal content material.

Making mild of BJP’s allegations of continued political violence within the state, the chief minister stated it was a “gimmick” and the claims made are utterly “baseless”.

“There is no political violence going on in the state right now. There may have been one or two sporadic incidents, but those can’t be labelled as incidents of political violence,” she stated.

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