The suspension got here after Ranaut put out a video demanding President’s rule in West Bengal. She took to Instagram to say that her account had been suspended after she posted the video on Tuesday morning.
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Kangana Ranaut’s Instagram Story
Ranaut had tweeted on alleged violence within the state following Mamata Banerjee-led All India Trinamool Congress’ meeting election victory on Sunday.
In the tweet, the actor urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to point out his “Virat Roop” from the “early 2000s” to “tame” Banerjee in Bengal, sparking anger amongst some Twitter customers, who requested the US-based platform to take motion.
“We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm. The referenced account has been permanently suspended for repeated violations of Twitter Rules specifically our Hateful Conduct policy and Abusive Behaviour policy,” a Twitter spokesperson mentioned in a press release. “We enforce the Twitter Rules judiciously and impartially for everyone on our service.”
According to Twitter’s abusive behaviour coverage, customers “may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so”. Twitter considers abusive behavior “an try and harass, intimidate, or silence another person’s voice”.
“Twitter has only proved my point they are Americans and by birth, a white person feels entitled to enslave a brown person, they want to tell you what to think, speak or do. Fortunately, I have many platforms I can use to raise my voice including my own art in the form of cinema but my heart goes out to the people of this nation who have been tortured, enslaved and censored for thousands of years and still there is no end to the suffering” Ranaut mentioned in a press release to Reuters.
Ranaut has courted controversy on a number of events since her debut on Twitter final yr. In January, Twitter put her
account in read-only mode for 2 tweets that allegedly incited violence. At the time, many Twitter customers had known as for her account to be suspended, accusing her of hate-mongering.
A fortnight later, Twitter
removed some of her tweets after she received right into a spat with pop singer Rihanna over the farmers’ protests throughout India. The firm had additionally suspended the account of Ranaut’s sister Rangoli Chandel for hate speech in April final yr.