NEWS
05/03/2019 2:07 PM IST

'We'll Be Back Soon': BJP Website Down, Was Reportedly Hacked

Reports said that the website showed a GIF of PM Modi and Angela Merkel. There was also a video of muppets singing 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.

The official website of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was taken offline on Tuesday after it was reportedly defaced by hackers.

According to The Wire, the content of the website was replaced with a GIF featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

The main page of the website, according to Outlook, also had a video of muppets singing ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, a song by band Queen. 

No one has claimed responsibility for the alleged hack as of now. 

Huffpost India could not independently verify the incident.

PTI reported that there has been no official response from the BJP about the it either. 

The site remains offline with a message from the admin, which reads, “We’ll be back soon! Sorry for the inconvenience but we’re performing some maintenance at the moment. we’ll be back online shortly!”

Meanwhile, Congress’ Divya Spandana took a dig at the party and tweeted:

(With PTI inputs)