Why Kangana Ranaut's Twitter handle was suspended

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's Twitter account has been permanently suspended after a controversial tweet related to the post-election result violence in West Bengal.

The actor's account repeatedly violated Twitter policy on "hateful conduct and abusive behavior", the social media site said on Tuesday.

"We've been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm. The referenced account has been permanently suspended for repeated violations of Twitter Rules specifically our Hateful Conduct policy and Abusive Behaviour policy," read a statement shared by the micro-logging site.

"We enforce the Twitter rules judiciously and impartially for everyone on our service," it added.

Why Kangana Ranaut's Twitter handle was suspended

Moments after her account was suspended, in an official statement shared by the 'Panga' actor's team, Kangana has said that 'Americans feel entitled to enslave a brown person.'

"Twitter has only proved my point they are Americans and by birth a white person feels entitled to enslave a brown person, they want to tell you what to think, speak or do," she said.

Meanwhile, this isn't the first time that the actor has been penalized by the social media platform. Earlier this year, certain restrictions were imposed on her account after she posted an incendiary tweet against Amazon Prime Video series Tandav, in which she said it was ‘time to take (the makers') heads off’ for hurting religious sentiments.

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