India Brings Twitter Down To Its Knees For Showing Leh in China Map, Social Media Giant Apologises For Geo-tagging Blunder

19 Nov, 2020 11:18 IST|Sakshi Post

Twitter is used by millions of users all over the world so when it committed a geo-tagging blunder of showing Leh as part of China, India decided the mistake was anything but pardonable. After India demanded that the social media giant explain how it could have got this wrong, Twitter submitted a written apology to a key Parliamentary panel regretting its bounder.

The social media giant also promised to correct the mistake of showing Ladakh in China before November 30 2020.

Meenakshi Lekhi, the chairperson of the joint parliamentary committee, has stated that Twitter's deposition in the form of an affidavit has been signed by the social media giant's Chief Privacy Officer, Damien Karien.

The Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill had demanded a written apology from Twitter terming its act as treason. When Twitter tendered its apology, the committee stated that the Twitter act questions the sovereignty of the nation and demanded that an affidavit be submitted by the social media giant in the USA.

Ajay Sawhney, Secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and InformationTechnology is said to have asked the Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to respect the country's sensitivities. people are demanding to ban Twitter in India.

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