Kangana Ranaut Twitter Account Briefly Restricted, Actress Fumes
If you’ve been on social media in the past few days, you would be aware of the heat and backlash that the makers of Amazon Prime Video’s Tandav are receiving from certain sections of the internet and political spectrum. Actress Kangana Ranaut had also commented on Tandav on her Twitter account and following her tweet, Twitter briefly switched her account to “read-only” mode.
Kangana Ranaut who is known for her controversial statements on social media had said that its “time to take their heads off” in reference to the makers of Tandav. This comment by Ranaut was made in response to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting questioning the makers of the series and asking them to explain the allegations made against them of insulting Hindu Gods.
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“Because even Lord Krishna forgave 99 mistakes of Sheshupala…. pehle Shanti phir Kranti (Silence must be followed by revolution)…. time to take their heads off… Jai Shri Krishan…,” Kangana Ranaut had tweeted.
In response, Ranaut’s account was restricted for hours.
“We take action on any account that violates the Twitter Rules. We welcome people to freely express themselves on our service, however as outlined in our Abusive Behaviour Policy, you may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so,” said Twitter, according to NDTV.
“We prohibit content that wishes, hopes or expresses a desire for death, serious bodily harm against an individual or group of people and take enforcement action when we identify violations which could include placing an account in read-only mode,” they added.
However, Ranaut gained account of her account soon. Fans of the actress stated that she had been misunderstood and that what she had meant to say was that the makers should be scolded.
“Anti nationals are trending #SuspendKanganaRanaut …. please do, when they suspended Rangs I came and made their lives even more miserable, now if they suspend me will exit virtual world and in real world will show you real Kangana Ranaut- the mother of all fathers #babbarsherni,” the actress tweeted sharing an image of the trending hashtag.