BBC Punjabi Twitter Handle Blocked For Peddling Pro Khalistani Propaganda Amidst Amritpal Singh Manhunt

As the state security forces enter the 10th day of the Amritpal Singh manhunt, the BBC Punjabi Twitter handle has been blocked for allegedly promoting pro-Khalistani propaganda.

Hunt for radical self-styled preacher comes after supporters attacked a Punjab police station with swords and guns to release an aide.

British broadcaster BBC News’ Punjabi language Twitter account was blocked Tuesday as the state’s security forces enter the 10th day of the hunt for Khalistani separatist and ‘Punjab Waris De’ chief Amritpal Singh.

File photo shows the BBC sign outside the entrance to the headquarters of the publicly-funded British media organisation in London, on July 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

Khalistani activity in the UK dates back to the 1960s when Jagjit Singh Chauhan, the “President’ of Khalistan, was allowed into the country, but after Amritpal Singh, the UK is re-emerging as the hotspot for anti-India attacks.

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