T Raja Singh, BJP Leader banned from Facebook for violating its policy

New Delhi: BJP leader, T Raja Singh was banned by facebook for violating Facebook’s policy on content promoting hate and violence.

A Facebook spokesperson said “We have banned Raja Singh from Facebook for violating our policy prohibiting those that promote or engage in violence and hate from having a presence on our platform.”

Singh claimed on twitter that he does not have any official Facebook page. “I have got to know many FB pages are using my name. Let me clarify I’m not having any official page, I’m not responsible for any of their posts,” he said.

He even claimed that his facebook account was “hacked and blocked in 2018”. He has also  disowned communally-loaded posts.

On August 16, Singh said he was being “projected in such a way that I am the most dangerous in the entire world (like) when he (Raja Singh) says something on social media, then something or the other happens.” He said that he only have official twitter account and official YouTube.

Meeting of over two hours took place in the parliamentary panel yesterday, Facebook officials were asked to list instances where they acted against hate speech and Singh’s alleged posts were also cited by members of the opposition.