Just days after nearly 52% per cent Britons voted in favour of Britain’s Exit (Brexit) from the European Union, more than two million took to social platform to plead for a second referendum.
The move gave world markets a heavy pounding and even toppled UK Prime Minister David Cameron who soon resigned after the vote results were declared.
The figure is 30 times more than the 1,00,000 signatures required for a proposal to be discussed in the lower house of the British Parliament.
Further, an unprecedented traffic on the site forced it to be taken off at one point, according to a parliamentary spokesperson.
A very high number of petitioners are from in and around London.
According to rules parliamentary committee can put forward the petitions for debate by lawmakers, according to media reports, they will consider the proposal on June 28.