The Bulli Bai Controversy Explained In 5 Points

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The app gave the impression to be a clone of ‘Sulli Offers’, which had triggered a row final 12 months. (Representational)

A 12 months after Sulli Offers, an ‘public sale’ of vocal Muslim girls on social media, triggered an uproar, one other vile app named Bulli Bai has misused images and focused girls from the neighborhood.

  • The Bulli Bai app controversy got here to gentle on January 1 as a number of Muslim girls discovered themselves on ‘public sale’ on the vile app. The app hosted by the GitHub platform had used their images, a lot of them doctored.

  • The targets included girls vocal on burning political and social points and spanned throughout age teams. Distinguished journalists, activists and attorneys have been amongst these listed for ‘public sale’ within the disgusting app.

  • The app gave the impression to be a clone of ‘Sulli Offers’, which had triggered a row final 12 months by providing customers a ‘sulli’ – an insulting time period utilized by right-wing trolls for Muslim girls. That too was hosted by GitHub.

  • A number of Opposition leaders, together with Congress’ Rahul Gandhi and Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi spoke out on the problem, urging the federal government to crack down on the platform and produce these behind it to justice.

  • IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has stated the GitHub consumer behind the app had been blocked and “additional motion” was being coordinated. Mumbai police have registered a case, Delhi Police is trying into the matter and the Delhi Fee for Ladies has issued a discover to cops. As per reviews, Mumbai Police have detained an engineering pupil from Bengaluru on this connection. 

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