West bengal: Durga Puja Latest News and Updates: Arrested for posting fake government guidelines on upcoming Durga Puja in West Bengal. Ghola police arrested an accused named Raju Biswas. On the other hand, Barahanagar police have arrested an accused named Prabhujit Acharji. A case has been filed against them under the Information Technology Act and for spreading fake news. Today Prabhujit was taken to Barakpur court.
A fake government guide on Durga Puja has been circulating on various social media for quite some time. Several media outlets also sealed the deal. Confusion spread among the general public. According to the bogus guidelines, night curfew will continue from 5 pm to 4 am from Panchami to Ekadashi of Durgapuja. There are also several guidelines on the rules of puja from entering the mandapa. The guideline also says how to give up.
The spread of such posts on Facebook and WhatsApp created confusion among the common people. So far, the state government has not issued any specific guidelines on Puja. This bogus post was identified and warned from the official Twitter handle of the state police.
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