The Nationwide Fee for Girls (NCW) has requested TikTok India to instantly take away a video exhibiting a person committing violence in opposition to ladies and directed the Maharashtra police to take motion in opposition to the individual chargeable for making the clip. The Nationwide Fee for Girls (NCW), in a letter to Grievance Officer of TikTok India Anuj Bhatia, stated it has come throughout a Twitter publish through which a TikTok video reveals a person committing violence in opposition to ladies. After the TikTok video from creator Faizal Siddiqui appeared on Twitter, each TikTok and Siddiqui got here underneath large criticism for glorifying acid assaults. #BanTikTok has additionally been trending on Twitter.
The NCW additionally requested the Maharashtra police, in a letter, to instantly take motion in opposition to the individual chargeable for making the video.
“The fee is critically involved in regards to the enhance in crimes in opposition to ladies and the video not solely appears to advertise violence in opposition to ladies but in addition reveals the patriarchal mindset, which might ship a really mistaken message to the society by way of this video made by Faizal Siddiqui on TikTok,” NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma stated within the letter to TikTok India.
In view of the above, the fee requested TikTok India to instantly take away the video and block the ID of the one who made it.
In a letter to Maharashtra Director Normal of Police (DGP) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Sharma stated the NCW condemns the video of the digital content material creator selling a grievous crime of acid assault amongst its younger followers on social media.
“The fee is worried in regards to the security and safety of ladies and disturbed by means of our on-line world to instigate crime in opposition to ladies,” Sharma stated within the letter to Jaiswal.
“Contemplating the sensitivity of the matter, it’s requested that quick motion shall be taken as per the Info Know-how Act, 2000 in opposition to the miscreants and an action-taken report despatched to the fee,” she stated.
In an announcement launched on Instagram, Faizal Siddiqui defended the video and claimed that the video has been misrepresented.