Indian Army soldiers patrol near Line of Control (LOC) at Bhimber Gali sector in Rajouri district. (File photo)
The Army's tweet about holding of an ‘Iftaar' party for the civilian population in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district was removed after trolling allegedly by extremist elements who felt offended by the pictures highlighting the secular character of the armed forces.
The now-deleted tweet on the Twitter handle of PRO Defence Jammu read “keeping alive the traditions of secularism, an Iftaar was organized by the Indian Army at Arnora in Doda district”. It was accompanied by several photographs showing the Army and civilian breaking the Ramzan fast together, a senior officer interacting with locals and a uniformed person joining ‘Namaz' (prayers).
However, the tweet, which was uploaded on April 21, was deleted within hours after the handle came under attack from the
First Published: Apr 23 2022 | 11:42 PM IST