29-year-old BJP MP from South Bangalore Tejaswi Surya has asked netizens to send him written complaints of Facebook allegedly censoring pro-Hindu and nationalist voices.
Surya said that many have complained about Facebook unfairly censoring many nationalist, pro-India or pro-Hindu voices and he as a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT will take it up the matter in an appropriate forum.
This initiative by Surya was soon backed by Delhi BJP leader Kapil Mishra who alleged that there are "thousands of examples where Facebook has unfairly censored, suspended, stalled the reach of pro India, pro Hindu voices" and at the same time allowed the Islamist agenda to continue.
This step against Facebook comes about a year after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was summoned by an Anurag Thakur led parliamentary panel following allegations of Twitter's left-wing bias. The committee wanted to understand from Dorsey whether the social network is a "technology-driven platform or a content controlling platform".
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