Surprisingly the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairperson Prianka Kanoongo has written a special letter to Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh. The Chairperson asked him to investigate the complaint received by the statutory body that is based in Delhi. She mentioned that the report has been received from the activist group Kalinga Rights Forum (KRF). The activist group filed this complaint against Twitter India.
NCPCR files a Complaint against Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari
The major and biggest reason behind this complaint filing is that the microblogging platform Twitter India allowing or not taking action on promoting terrorism in India by Jihadist Organisation.
As per the news, the complaint has been filed against Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari and its Public Policy Manager Shagufta Kamran under the “conspiring and promotion of terrorism using Kids against India & allowing terror organisations to use Twitter to facilitate recruitment activities for terrorism in Union Territories of J&K and L showing small kids as the face of terror organisations”.
Kalinga Rights Forum (KRF) has first flagged the issue and bring this hidden thing among all of us. The written letter is available here in the form of an image and you can read it.
The issue appeared after the viral video of a child firing in the air. It was seriously shocking to see and even it is clearly violating the rules and promoting terrorism. Currently, the video is viral over Twitter and viewed by many peoples. After the viral of this video, Kalinga NCPCR filed a complaint under Section 13(1)(j) of the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005 and asked J&K Police to investigate the matter.
Further, it says if there will be found that the video has been shot a place then it will be under the Jurisdiction of J&K police and the further relevant action will be definitely registered against offenders.
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However, recently Indian IT ministry warns Twitter India that it may face strict actions by the IT ministry because they not accepting new IT rules. Later, Twitter India appointed an interim chief but till now there is no such activity reported by them in this matter. The available video on Twitter of the child firing in the air is violating the policy that permits children (aged 13 years and above) to use and access Twitter. It said that the commission is apprehensive that such posts would have an adverse impact on children using Twitter and give them access to join such illegal groups on Telegram.