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Twitter issues written apology to Parliamentary Committee over showing Ladakh in China

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New Delhi: The micro-blogging website Twitter has issued a written apology to the Parliamentary Committee over the Ladakh map error that confirmed the Union Territory in China. Twitter has stated that the errors might be rectified by November 30.

“Twitter’s deposition has come in form of an affidavit signed by Damien Karien, Chief Privacy Officer of Twitter Inc, for wrong geo-tagging of India’s map,” MP Meenakshi Lekhi instructed PTI.

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

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

Twitter’s geotagging function displayed “Jammu & Kashmir, the People’s Republic of China” in a reside broadcast from Leh’s Hall of Fame which is a struggle memorial for fallen troopers within the Union Territory of Ladakh.

This is to be famous that 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. 

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