Congress: Priyanka Gandhi's phone was also hacked

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The Congress has questioned the central government, claiming that the party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi's phone was hacked.

On Sunday, a press conference by the Congress claimed that when the WhatsApp sent messages to the hacked phones, then party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also received such a message from the WhatsApp.

Recently, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp reported that 1,400 people around the world were targeted by a spyware made in Israel, including Indian journalists and human rights activists.

WhatsApp is sending messages to people whose phones are suspected to be hacked by spy software named Pegasus. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has also received such a message from WhatsApp.

During a press conference on Sunday, Surjewala accused the government of being directly involved in it. He said, "When WhatsApp sent messages to all those whose phones were hacked, one such message was also received by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra."
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 Charge on the central government

 Randeep Singh Surjewala accused the Central Government and the Bharatiya Janata Party of spying on him. He said that people are saying a new name for BJP- 'Indian spy party'. He also targeted the Central Government and said - 'this time Detective Government'.

During the press conference, Surjewala said that the Modi government should investigate this matter and take strict action on the matter.

The Congress also alleged that no one is untouched by espionage from the Supreme Court to Parliament and the state governments. Surjewala also claimed that the Congress also has information about which internet, broadband networks were corrupted by spyware named 'Pegasus'.
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WhatsApp has 400 million users in India, so India is the biggest market for them. Recently, the Government of India had summoned the reply from WhatsApp in the case of spying of Indians through the Israeli spyware 'Pegasus'.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad gave this information by tweeting. He tweeted, "Government of India is concerned about the violation of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp what kind of violation it is and what it is doing to protect the privacy of crores of Indians. . "

Opposition parties had also questioned the Modi government on this matter.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had tweeted, "The government is asking WhatsApp who spied Indian citizens by buying Pegasus, just like Modi ask Dassaw who made money by buying Rafale aircraft."

Rahul had said in another tweet that 'Congress demands from the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognizance of the spying of the agencies of the BJP government and investigate it under the supervision of the court'.