Ground Report | New Delhi: Twitter handle of PM Modi hacked; The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) informed in a tweet in the early hours of Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter account was “temporarily tampered with”.
Two identical tweets related to bitcoin were made from the personal account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Sunday at around 2.11 pm and 2.15 pm, which said that India has now accepted bitcoin as a valid tender, government official. Will buy 500 bitcoins and distribute it among all the citizens of the country.
“The Twitter handle of PM @narendramodi was very briefly compromised. The matter was escalated to Twitter and the account has been immediately secured. In the brief period that the account was compromised, any Tweet shared must be ignored,” PMO India tweeted.
The account has now been restored and the malicious tweets have been deleted.
These tweets were deleted from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter handle within minutes, but its screenshot has gone viral on social media. (Twitter handle of Modi hacked)
Users flooded the micro-blogging site with the screenshot of the now-deleted tweet. Now People are giving their reactions on Twitter too.
“Good Morning Modi ji, Sab Changa Si?,” tweeted Srinivas BV, National President, Indian Youth Congress.
Political activist Tehseen Poonawalla also took to Twitter and said, “Was the Twitter account of the Hon’ble PM shri #NarendraModi ji hacked? And promise of #Bitcoin !!”
Earlier in September 2020, the personal website and mobile app related to Prime Minister Narendra Modi were hacked by some unknown group.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more than 73 million followers on Twitter and he is one of the top politicians in the world who has so many followers on Twitter.