New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday claimed that there has been an attempt to alter the Wikipedia pages of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, adding that the 'sinister' act has been traced back to the National Informatics Centre (NIC) offices.

Wikipedia page of Nehru altered; Congress cries foul Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Pic/AFP

"There was an attempt to alter the Wikipedia pages of Jawaharlal Nehru and Motilal Nehru. What is worse is that the changes were done from a government IP address, specifically from the NIC, the software provider of the government. There was a sinister attempt to show that Jawaharlal Nehru was a Muslim. It doesn't matter whether he was a Muslim or a Hindu: he was an Indian. The government should conduct a full enquiry into the same," Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said at a press briefing in New Delhi.

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Pic/AFP The Wikipedia page which was altered. The controversial content was later deleted. Pic/Wiki.