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Number of followers accurate: Twitter on Rahul Gandhi letter

Says it is committed to India as Cong questions 'unwitting complicity' in curbing free speech


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The Congress on Thursday said its leader Rahul Gandhi’s stand that democracy and social media platforms cannot be suppressed or subjugated by the ruling government and allowed to become a space for mere abuse and trolls stands vindicated. This came out after Twitter said it is committed to India and healthy debate on its platform.
Gandhi had written to Twitter, accusing it of “unwitting complicity” in curbing free and fair speech and expressed serious concern over “suppressing” his Twitter account followers. Twitter, however, said the account follower numbers are “meaningful and accurate”.
Gandhi's Twitter following has started rising

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First Published: Jan 28 2022 | 12:46 AM IST

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