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Twitter suspends Abhijeet's account, forces Rawal to delete tweet on Roy

His account was reported by other users for harassing women users

BS Web Team 

Abhijeet Bhattacharya
Abhijeet Bhattacharya

has made BJP MP Paresh Rawal delete his tweet against activist and author This was highlighted by other BJP members on who posted screenshots of the prompt that asked Rawal to delete the tweet. 
The actor-MP had tweeted: “Instead of tying stone-pelter on the army jeep tie Arundhati Roy”. The post was a reference to a video from Kashmir where the army had used a civilian as a human shield.

Paresh Rawal Twitter Arundhati Ro
message asking Paresh Rawal to delete his tweet
Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's account is also in news once again; this time for being suspended by Yesterday, the social media platform suspended the controversial singer's account for his offensive tweets. Abhijeet has been known for tweeting offensive stuff targeting female users in the past as well.

In this instance Abhijeet was accused of harassing JNU student leader with "inappropriate" and "insulting" language. His tweet targeting her was reported by various users after which the accout was suspended.

It was this tweet from May 22 which prompted other users to report his account for abuse.
Abhijeet Shehla Rashid
Abhijeet's tweet that got his account suspended

In another case he targeted another user who had called out his offensive tweeting. He tweeted, "You Ms Pak. Tell me your cage no? Will reach there...Will do the favourite pose."

Abhijeet has been known for being abusive on and has also faced a police case for abusing a woman journalist in the past. Journalist Swati Chaturvedi had then filed a police case against him and he was arrested. Reports say he broke down in the police station at the time.

Abhijeet Twitter
Abhijeet's tweet against Swati Chaturvedi which led to a police complaint
The singer is known for his pro-Hindutva, BJP stand on social media and also targets Pakistani singers and artists.

When contacted by PTI, Abhijeet was unapologetic and blamed writer "and people supporting JNU" for getting his account suspended. 

Abhijeet Twitter Pakistani Artists
Abhijeet's tweet on Pakistani artists
"Yes, I just saw it. They are trying to block Paresh Rawal also. All Arundhati and JNU group behind this after Paresh Rawal and I tweeted against Arundhati for her anti- India stand," he said.

Earlier, actor-MP, Paresh Rawal had kicked up a storm when he suggested that be tied to the bonnet of a jeep instead of stone-pelters. Abhijeet's response to that tweet was:

Abhijeet Arundhati Roy
Abhijeet's tweet on Arundhati Roy

First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 10:50 IST