Twitter apologises to Parliamentary Committee for erroneously displaying Ladakh in China

Twitter apologises to Parliamentary Committee for erroneously showing Ladakh in China

Micro-blogging web site Twitter issued a written apology to the Parliamentary Committee over the inaccurate depiction of Ladakh on the map. It marked the Union Territory in China. Twitter has stated that the errors will likely be rectified by November 30.

“Twitter’s deposition has are available type of an affidavit signed by Damien Karien, Chief Privateness Officer of Twitter Inc, for improper geo-tagging of India’s map,” Meenakshi Lekhi instructed information company PTI.

Lekhi added, “Twitter has now given us a written apology on an affidavit for Ladakh being proven in China.”

“They’ve apologised for hurting Indian sentiments and have sworn to right the error by November 30, 2020,” she said.

The Indian authorities expressed its dismay over social media big Twitter’s act of misrepresentation of the Indian map and in a strongly worded letter asserted that any makes an attempt to disrespect the nation’s sovereignty and integrity wouldn’t be accepted. 

Earlier on November 9, the Union Ministry of Electronics and IT had issued a discover to Twitter for displaying Leh as a part of Jammu and Kashmir as a substitute of the Union Territory of Ladakh. 

The ministry in its discover despatched to the worldwide Vice President of Twitter has talked about that displaying Leh as a part of Jammu and Kashmir is a deliberate try to undermine the desire of the sovereign Parliament of India which had declared Ladakh as a Union Territory of India with its headquarter in Leh.

The Central authorities had bifurcated the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on August 5, 2019. 

Abtimes

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