BJP Chief’s Twitter Account Hacked,Seeks Fund For Russia, Now Restored

New Delhi: The Twitter account of BJP chief JP Nadda was hacked this morning. There tweets posted through his account seeking cryptocurrency donations for Russia, whose troops have encircled Ukraine’s capital Kyiv President Vladimir Putin authorised an invasion three days ago.

The tweets disappeared some five minutes after they appeared. The hackers sought donations in cryptocurrency.


According to NDTV reports a BJP source told “BJP national president’s account was compromised briefly. It is now under control. We are speaking with Twitter to ascertain the exact reason.” 

Hackers have targeted the social media accounts of political leaders in India including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s account in recent times.

PM Modi’s personal Twitter account was briefly compromised in December last year, after it shared a scam link promising a bitcoin giveaway.

In September 2020, the Twitter account linked to PM Modi’s personal website and mobile app was hacked by an unknown group.

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