On Tuesday, the leaders of the Delhi Parliament and workers held a protest near the BJP headquarters, demanding judicial investigations into reports of Pegasus spyware targeting journalists and politicians. Protesters led by Delhi National Assembly Chairman Anil Kumar carried slogans and banners from their party office in DDU Marg to the nearby BJP headquarters. They were detained by the police at the roadblock.
When speaking to the protesters, Kumar claimed that the government had played a role in the spy line and called it a threat to national security. An international media consortium reported on Sunday that more than 300 verified mobile phone numbers could be targeted, including two serving ministers, more than 40 journalists, three opposition leaders and a current judge, and dozens of others. Indian businessman and activist. Piracy through spyware.
However, the central government rejected the accusations of any form of surveillance of specific groups of people, saying that it “has no specific basis or related truth.” The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) also protested the spying behavior. According to a statement from the IYC, the ranking was led by the state president, Srinivas BV, on Tuesday.
Seeking a response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Srinivas said: “What crimes and terrorist activities are you fighting against by monitoring Rahul Gandhi’s phone? Which terrorist are you fighting to monitor journalists? You monitor the boss. What are you fighting against? radical is the electoral commissioner fighting? He asked the junior committee to investigate the espionage case as soon as possible and conduct it under the supervision of the Supreme Court. The statement stated that dozens of youth congress workers were detained by the police during the protest and then taken to the Mandir Marg police station.