The Shiv Sena on Tuesday claimed Social media being used to defame Mumbai & Maharashtra.
Since the final 5 to six years, disparaging feedback are being made on social media within the title of gossiping and there’s no restriction on it, the Shiv Sena mentioned in an editorial in social gathering mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
Maharashtra and the Marathis are experiencing such a scenario for the previous some days, it mentioned.
“Social media is being used systematically to defame Mumbai and Maharashtra. But if anyone retorts to such gossiping in their own style, then concerns are raised about one’s (the users) freedom of speech,” the Marathi every day mentioned with out mentioning any incident.
It additionally referred to Supreme Court judge N V Ramana’s recent comment the place he mentioned: “judges are now becoming victims of juicy gossip and slanderous social media postings as they restrain themselves from speaking in their own defence”.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led social gathering mentioned what Justice Ramana mentioned is true and applies to virtually all sectors with its diploma various.
The Shiv Sena’s remarks got here in opposition to the backdrop of its employees just lately roughing up a retired Navy officer in Mumbai for circulating on social media a cartoon lampooning Maharashtra Chief Minister and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.
The social gathering was additionally just lately engaged in a disagreement with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who in a Twitter submit likened Mumbai to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The Shiv Sena, which is in energy in Maharashtra together with the NCP and Congress, additionally mentioned some machineries have to face “false criticism” helplessly due to authorities obligation, however that doesn’t imply social media customers take drawback of it.
The social gathering additionally puzzled if social media customers will present the maturity of understanding what Justice Ramana mentioned.