New Delhi: A civil court of Bengaluru on Monday told Twitter Inc to block the Bharat Jodoi Yatra’s handle temporarily. The order came after a music company MRT music field a case against Congress and its leaders for using the sound record of the film ‘KGF Chapter-2 without taking permission. The complaint was filed by MRT music on Friday.
A Bengaluru court directs Twitter to temporarily block the accounts of Congress party and Bharat Jodo Yatra for allegedly infringing the statutory copyright owned by MRT Music by illegally using sound records of the film KGF Chapter-2.
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— ANI (@ANI) November 7, 2022
In the FIR filed at the Yeshwanthpur police station, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Supriya Shrinate, Jairam Ramesh were named under the provision of the Copyright Act, the Information Technology Act, and the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
However, Congress on Twitter said it was neither present at the court’s proceedings nor received the order of the copy. According to the tweet, the party came to about the order from social media platforms.
We have read on social media about an adverse order from a Bengaluru court against INC & BJY SM handles.
We were neither made aware of nor present at court proceedings. No copy of the order has been received.
We are pursuing all the legal remedies at our disposal.
— Congress (@INCIndia) November 7, 2022
It added that they are pursuing all the legal remedies at its disposal.