The petitioners clarified that these were still in a state of disrepair and needed to be repaired properly, which was an urgent duty. Millions of people have been using social media as an expression of emotion in recent times. Millions of Indians in particular rely heavily on WhatsApp. At this stage the issues that have arisen for WhatsApp administrators to the center are having an impact on WhatsApp users. The High Court adjourned the hearing on the petitions till April 20 on an appeal filed by the Center. Counsel for the petitioner later said that the affidavit now filed by the government did not even mention the issue of protection of citizens’ privacy.