Has outgoing Akhilesh regime deleted tweets from UP govt handles?

"Today @CMOfficeUP and @UPGovt deleted tweets it should be archive, if deleted then its against IT policy whats reason and why deleted? (sic)," asked Brajesh Misra, who is the Editor-in-Chief of UP-based National Voice channel.

A senior journalist today claimed the outgoing Akhilesh Yadav administration has deleted tweets from the two official Uttar Pradesh government handles, @CMOfficeUP and @UPGovt.

"Today @CMOfficeUP and @UPGovt deleted tweets it should be archive, if deleted then its against IT policy whats reason and why deleted? (sic)," asked Brajesh Misra, who is the Editor-in-Chief of UP-based National Voice channel.

India Today Online checked the two handles to find that the last tweet on @CMOfficeUP, the official Twitter handle of the Office of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, was from November 19, 2015. On the @UPGovt handle, it was September 7, 2014.

There has been no response from the Uttar Pradesh administration on the tweets that have suddenly disappeared from their timelines.

In the just-concluded Uttar Pradesh election, Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party in alliance with the Congress suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the BJP, which has won a historic three-fourth majority in the state.

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