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Pak YouTube, websites banned

Kochi: India has banned Pakistan’s 20 YouTube channels and two websites engaged in anti India campaigns, according to the Union government.

The intelligence agencies and I and B ministry jointly found the contents factually incorrect affecting national security.

“They belong to a coordinated disinformation network operating from Pakistan and spreading fake news about various sensitive subjects related to India,” the reports said.
They used to post divisive contents on issues related to Kashmir, Indian Army, minority communities in India, Ram Mandir, Late Bipin Rawat, media reports quoting a video release of Union Minister Anurag Thakur said.

The disinformation campaign was run from Pakistan under Naya Pakistan group and standalone YouTube.

Together they had a subscriber base of 35 lakh and their videos had 55 crore views, the reports said.

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