Terming the new regulations on social media and digital media as ‘dictatorial’ and a threat to democracy, The Minister of State for IT Satej Patil has criticized the Union Government’s new regulations for Social Media, Over-The-Top platforms (OTT), and digital media.
Speaking to the press on Saturday, Minister Satej Patil said, “This move by the Center needs to be fought tooth and nail. Such dictatorial regulations will not be accepted by the people of a democratic country.”
“Some bureaucrats deciding on what needs to be published and what not on any media platform is nothing but an attack on the freedom of the press in India,” He said.
Further adding to the statement, Minister Patil said, “Such order will not have any standing in court.”