The Ayodhya Verdict is going to be delivered at 10:30 am today, and along with taking adequate measures to maintain law and order on the ground, social media is being monitored as well. While official accounts of Police of respective states are immediately warning mischievous tweets of legal action and having them remove, UP police has issued a WhatsApp helpline number to report any hateful messages.
The WhatsApp helpline number for receiving complaints regarding provocative messages is 8874327341. While the Internet has been suspended in sensitive areas, Netizens have been calling for peace regardless of what the judgment will be.
“I will not await this verdict with apprehension. I will pray for a judgement that makes us an even stronger and more united country,” tweets Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group.
“It’d be nobody’s win & nobody’s loss. Only India has to win. Peace and harmony has to prevail. God is in every heart where love, kindness, goodness, empathy and peace lies. Jai Hind,” tweets Imtiyaz Hussain.
“Peace and unity are our biggest assets & priority. We appeal to all the citizens to avoid forwarding any objectionable, unverified messages circulating on social media. #Dial100 or reach out to your nearest police station to report any such instances,” tweets the official account of Maharashtra Police.
Furthermore, users should also exercise caution while forwarding WhatsApp messages as the forward tag has now been included in the free messaging app and any individual forwarding objectionable messages can be traced and be held responsible for the same.