NewsDio Desk : The recent visit of prime-minister Mr. Narendra Modi to Bangladesh is consolidating the bilateral relations, but on the same lines has created a down server of Facebook.
US tech giant has informed that FB and its messaging app is noticing the same fiasco since Friday, as there has been wide spread protests on his two day visit.
It is seen that FB has been especially told to underperform its services so that people can’t communicate well with others in the country which has seen some of the worst protests in the past as well.
The protests have resulted in the killing of four people as there has been a wide spread backlash where police have resorted to counter the attacking mob.
The enraged mob has attacked a police station in Chittagong while the demonstrators were shouting go back in view of the visit of Modi.
Facebook has informed that due to huge rage and anger it has down its services as there has been huge anticipation that the demonstration may extend and expand further. The social media giant is also working on war footing to restore the same as soon as possible.
There has been no reaction from the prime minister of Bangladesh where they have knowingly blocked Facebook. However, the history of the government has shown that it has used it as a mechanism to block the protesting mob in the past.
Facebook has expressed serious concern in the way it has been ordered to restrict the services in Bangladesh. The news gains further significance, especially in the wake of current scenario. Since, effective mode of communication is highly important in view of sensitizing masses about the Coronavirus pandemic. However, FB users have seen disruption as they couldn’t establish connection with others as the country has witnessed volatile situation due to the on-going visit of the prime minister.
There has been a massive protest which was called by the group namely Hefazat-e-Islam to protest the police brutality which resulted in killing of four people in Chittagong.
The local protesting group has accused Indian Prime minster of sidelining the interests of Indian Muslims. They were demanding that the prime minister shouldn’t stay in the country.
Modi flew down to Dhaka on Friday as part of the two day visit which has also become his first international trip after the scourge of Coronavirus which has literally affected the lives of people across the world. The trip gains further grounds as he has specially gone to be a part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of nation’simpendence. The time was memorable no doubt as one hopes that it further strengthens the relations between India and Bangladesh.
He is holding bilateral talks with the prime minister of Bangladesh as the two countries are supposed to work closely on various aspects.
However, the move has also brought unrest in various nook and corner of the country which has seen some of the testing times in recent years in the country.