Khushbu Sundar, who is well known face for south Indian audiences, quit Twitter on Tuesday over the growing negativity on the social media site. Actor-politician, who has over a million followers on the platform, told that it was a move to preserve her own sanity.
Khushbu Sundar has frequently been the target of s*xist and Islamophobic abuse on the social media platform and she is well-known for deftly putting down trolls on Twitter. Because of the negativity in the social media platforms, the Congress Spokesperson Khushbu Sundar decided to bid goodbye to the platform. She was majorly targeted for her political views. During the media interaction, the actress turned politician Khushbu Sundar said, “I am not somebody who quits Twitter because of the trolls. For me, as a person, it was important that I remain who I am.”
In April 2018, the actress turned politician Khushbu Sundar changed her name on Twitter to “khushbusundar and it’s Nakhat Khan, for the BJP.” Currently she is a national spokesperson of the Congress party.
When Khushbu Sundar was asked if she needed to be on the platform to be in touch with her political supporters, national spokesperson of the Congress party asked, “Which leaders were made through Twitter?” The Politician Khushbu Sundar said, “You say that there is democracy. If you use your democratic powers to abuse me, I should be given the same powers to do the same to you. Just because I am a celebrity or a politician, does not mean I should not be able to enjoy the perks of being in a democratic country.”
Moreover, Khushbu Sundar is still available on photo sharing app- Instagram. According to Khushbu Sundar , she quit Twitter in order to preserve her sanity. She concluded it by saying, “The negativity hasn’t engulfed Instagram yet. I continue to be there.”