Poll | Nehru's Wikipedia page edited: Should the govt order probe?

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jul 01, 2015 13:48 IST

A Twitter account called @AnonGoIWPEdits has claimed that someone from a government of India IP address made malicious revisions to Jawaharlal Nehru's Wikipedia page.

The revisions claimed that Nehru's grandfather, Gangadhar Nehru, was a Muslim, and also alleged that Nehru was born in a red-light area in Allahabad.

According to a report, similar edits were also made to Wikipedia pages for Jawaharlal Nehru's father, Motilal Nehru.

The revisions were changed back to the original text in just minutes, but you can check out Wikipedia's revision history page to see the complete list of edits.

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