In a statement issued on Thursday, Prasar Bharati said that social media has proved to be of immense importance in allowing it to stay connected with its audience.

"However, to our disappointment the open platform is being misused by some miscreants, as they are creating fake accounts and issuing information in our name," it added.

The statement gave a list of the names of official accounts that are exclusively handled by Prasar Bharati and its constituent bodies.

It said that the Twitter handle for Prasar Bharati is (@prasarbharati).

It also gave details some other of its twitter handles saying the one for DD National (Handle: @DDNational) is, DD News (Handle: @DDNewsLive) is

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