New Delhi: The spying of Indian opposition leaders by Israeli software has caused a stir in India and the Modi government is facing severe criticism.
According to Indian media reports, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sharply criticized the Modi government for revealing espionage with the help of Israeli software and tweeted that he was reading everything on his phone.
We know what he’s been reading- everything on your phone!#Pegasus https://t.co/d6spyji5NA
– Rahul Gandhi (ahRahulGandhi) July 19, 2021
Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Sonia Gandhi, the leader of the opposition Congress party in India, also questioned the Modi government’s actions, tweeting that the Pegasus revelations were “hateful” and that the Modi government had launched a serious attack on citizens’ right to constitutional freedom.
The #Pegasus revelations are abhorrent. If true, the Modi government seems to have launched a grave and sinister attack on the Right to Privacy – constitutionally guaranteed to Indian citizens as a Fundamental Right. This is an affront to democracy and has .. 1/2
– Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (priyankagandhi) July 19, 2021
The Mumbai-based journalists ‘union also objected, saying that Pegasus software is only sold to governments. The government did not deny the use of the software. We strongly condemn spying on journalists’ phones. The matter should be investigated independently.
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On the other hand, the youth of the Youth Congress also protested against the government for spying.
It should be noted that the British newspaper Guardian had revealed in a water report that the Modi government also used Israeli hacking software against its opponents.
According to the British newspaper Guardian, with the help of Israeli hacking software, the Modi government hacked the data of the opponents. The Modi government hacked the phones of writers, lawyers and actors who raised their voices for the lower castes.