A hashtag is trending on Twitter in support of Sharjeel Imam, who is one of the prime accused in Delhi riots. Even a small crackdown on jihadists leads to social media riots by social media jihadists. Social media riots mean they create numerous social media posts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc. to influence the society, government, media, judiciary, Bollywood celebrities, and social media influencers to agree with their jihadi agendas. Sometimes, they succeed in it, as we have recently seen the release of Safoora Zargar from Tihad Jail based on victim card and social media pressure.
The same kinds of Twitter trends use to surface when the Shaheen Bagh jihadi protests were going on. The left parties of the country including the Bollywood celebrities funded by abroad jihadists, and leftist mainstream media supported them all along with this. Later the same had taken a nasty outcome in terms of preplanned riots by jihadists. Many people died and with the value in millions, so many public properties were burnt down by jihadists.
The same kind of social media pattern is evident after Delhi police have cracked down on rioters including the names of even some popular leftist leaders along with jihadists with there agendas of telling Hindus a lesson and ‘Bharat Tere Tukde Hoge Inshaalla’. One can see Twitter is abuzz for Chakka Jam by jihadists in support of the rioters who have been recently arrested by Delhi Police.
Chakka Jam can lead to clashes between jihadists and police on the streets. Therefore, the intelligence agencies and police should be on alert. Civil societies can play their role by actively reporting police and supportive agencies in case anything suspicious is going in their areas or colony. Also, learning lessons from earlier riots, civil societies must have means of self-defense. Hope, the peace will be upon all, yet we must be alert in case of anything nasty happens.
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