The inquiry was ordered by Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh a few days ago in response to a tweet made by celebrities in support of the farmers’ movement. The Mumbai Police is also investigating the matter. Today the same matter was raised by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis said in the Assembly that the Mahavikas Aghadi government is investigating those who have tweeted in the national interest.
BJP’s IT Cell is being investigated: Deshmukh
In response, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that he has ordered the investigation of the people of BJP’s IT Cell and not for people like Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar. The Home Minister has revealed that he has also come to know about 12 such people and action will be taken against them.
Therefore, the investigation of the tweet of celebrities was done
last month on behalf of Greta Thunberg and Rihanna supporting the farmer movement, followed by many celebrities including Lata Mangeshkar, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kangana Ranot, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgan. Tweeted in support of the government. Questioning the content of these tweets, Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant demanded Home Minister Anil Deshmukh to act on it. After this, the Home Minister gave the investigation to the Intelligence Department.
Sachin Sawant also showed social media comments of celebrities who are almost the same. He expressed doubt that these comments have been made under pressure from the central government. This is the first time that the comments of these celebrities are being investigated in Maharashtra.