Media Center Media Center

QUESTION NO.2578 PROPAGANDA BY PAKISTAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA

August 09, 2018

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2578
TO BE ANSWERED ON 09.08.2018

PROPAGANDA BY PAKISTAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA

2578. SHRI T.RATHINAVEL:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that studios have been set up in Pakistan to promote propaganda and manage contents on social media to mislead the people of Kashmir;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether Government is taking effective steps to counter them; and

(d) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[GEN. (DR) V. K. SINGH (RETD)]

(a) to (d) As per available information, continued attempts are being made to promote false and malicious propaganda from Pakistan with the objective to create disharmony, incite violence and instability in India, including in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Such propaganda is disseminated through various platforms including social media. Government consistently monitors the situation and takes all possible measures to maintain law and order and safeguard national interest and security.

*****

Comments

Post A Comment

  • Name *
    E-mail *
  • Write Your Comment *
  • Verification Code * Verification Code