It is confirmed –
In a recent investigation done by Times of Assam it is found that the Wikipedia page of Nehru was vandalized from the IP address
Going through a Look up it is found that the IP address
Another notorious vandalism was done on the same Wiki page from IP Address 188.8.131.52 on
It should be known that the NIC office is accessible by Govt officials only. So there is no doubt that this vandalism that also attracts serious cyber crime was done by none other but Indian Govt officials.
Earlier, Congress alleged that the vandalism of Nehru’s Wikipedia page was done from NIC office and sought clarification from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
All the notorious vandalism was reverted by Wikipedia Senior Editors with immediate effect. It is to be mentioned that to create or update any content on Wikipedia – users need to provide valid and reliable citation. Any content creation without any valid and reliable citation is against Wikipedia’s rules and the contents get deleted by the Wikipedia Senior editors team.
Anirban Kalita is Executive Editor of News Section. His role is also involved with reviewing, editing of articles before publishing.
By academic Anirban is MTech of Computer Science & Technology.