Kangana Ranaut Twitter Account Suspended: Ranaut’s twitter account has finally been suspended by the microblogging website. Many reacted on Twitter timelines saying this was ‘long due’.
Reports say this suspension is likely to be permanent. This follows a controversial tweet related to the violence in Bengal. The actor’s account repeatedly violated Twitter policy on “hateful conduct and abusive behaviour”, the social media site, Twitter said.
What was the tweet?
In the tweet that appears to have spurred this action, the actor seems to urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “tame” Mamata Banerjee using his “Virat Roop” from “early 2000s” in Bengal. The tweet sparked outrage and calls for action against it.
What was Twitter’s statement?
“We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behaviour 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 said, saying the rules were applied judiciously and impartially.
“As explained in our abusive behaviour policy, you may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so. We consider abusive behaviour an attempt to harass, intimidate, or silence someone else’s voice.”
Ranaut is not new to controversial behaviour. It’s almost a daily controversial tweet from the actor, well known for films like Queen.
Can I just request everyone to COMPLETELY ignore Kangana Ranaut please!!!! I mean absolutely no reaction!!! Nothing! No mention. Itâ€™s such a waste of time. Please!
— Sayema (@_sayema) May 3, 2021
Ranaut, publicly right-wing in her views, has been making very controversial statements, many laden with messages to allegedly incite violence. Just this morning she put out tweets on West Bengal violence calling for a ‘super gundai’ to take on another ‘gundai’.
One hatemonger suspended
— Sakshi Joshi (@sakshijoshii) May 4, 2021
— Rohit Khilnani (@rohitkhilnani) May 4, 2021
Why was Kangana Ranaut’s twitter account suspended?
Actor Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account was suspended after a series of controversial tweets. In the tweet that appears to have spurred this action, the actor seems to urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “tame” Mamata Banerjee using his “Virat Roop” from “early 2000s” in Bengal.
The tweet sparked outrage and calls for action against the act.
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Who is Kangana Ranaut?
Kangana Ranaut, is an Indian actor who hails from Himanchal Pradesh and has long been considered one of India’s most credible female actors. However, of late, the actor -who received awards for her work in Queen, Tanu Weds Manu among others – has been at the forefront of controversial political statements mainly favouring India’s ruling party, BJP.
Ranaut, a self-professed Narendra Modi fan, speaks up in favour of BJP on most public issues. Recently in the aftermath of the West Bengal elections, won decisively by Mamata Banerjee against Narendra Modi, Ranaut spewed hate remarks about violence in the state.