AK Antony’s son Anil quits Congress day after opposing BBC documentary on PM Modi | India Information

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NEW DELHI: Congress chief AK Antony’s son, Anil Ok Antony on Wednesday give up Congress over ‘illiberal calls to retract a tweet’ on the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sharing his resignation letter on Twitter, Anil wrote, “I’ve resigned from my roles in Congress – because the convener of KPCC Digital Media and because the nationwide coordinator of AICC Social Media and Digital Communications Cell.”
“Illiberal calls to retract a tweet,by these preventing at no cost speech. I refused. Fb wall of hate/abuses by ones supporting a trek to advertise love! Hypocrisy thy identify is! Life goes on,” he mentioned.

Anil Antony, on Tuesday, got here out in opposition to the BBC for interfering within the issues of the nation, within the wake of the broadcaster screening a documentary on PM Modi.
“Regardless of massive variations with BJP, I feel these inserting views of BBC, a state-sponsored channel with a protracted historical past of prejudices, and of Jack Straw, the mind behind the Iraq battle, over establishments is setting a harmful priority, will undermine our sovereignty,” Antony mentioned in a tweet.
“Irrespective of no matter inside variations we might have, we should always not let that be exploited by exterior companies to create division within the nation,” he mentioned.

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