747 websites, 94 YouTube channels working against India brought down in year 2021-22: Govt

Srinagar, Jul21: Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur today said that in the year 2021-22 the Ministry has taken strong action against YouTube channels working against the interest of the country.

Responding to a question in Rajya Sabha, Thakur said the Ministry has acted against 94 YouTube channels, 19 social media accounts and 747 URLs and got them blocked. These actions have been taken under the Section 69A Information Technology Act 2000.

The Minister further said that the Government has strongly acted against agencies working against the sovereignty of the country by spreading fake news and spreading propaganda on internet.

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