Several accounts on twitter, facebook, and Telegram have been blocked by the Ministry of Information and technology (MeitY) for disseminating modified videos of a cabinet meeting and advocating sexual or hostile content. MeitY claimed it had received a number of complaints stating that particular handles, users, and channels were posting sexual content and attempting to divide communities.

Furthermore, multiple films have been circulating on social media, including the most recent altered footage purporting to depict a cabinet briefing with overlay audio. In a tweet, minister of State for Electronics and Information technology Rajeev chandrasekhar announced that 73 twitter handles had been suspended, four YouTube videos had been removed, and one instagram game had been taken down. The proprietors of these accounts are being identified and will face legal action, and these social media networks' due diligence will be examined, he added.

Action was also taken against Telegram channels and facebook profiles that posted insulting comments about women. The ministry has contacted YouTube, facebook, twitter, and Telegram, requesting that action be made against such accounts as soon as possible. The news has gone viral instantly on several social medias and the response have been both positive and negative.

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