New Delhi, NFAPost: Twitter penned an apology to the Parliamentary Committee over the Ladakh map error, which had shown the Union Territory in China. Twitter has confirmed on November 30 to rectify the errors.
“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,” said Member of Parliament Meenakshi Lekhi.
Meenakshi Lekhi also added that 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 stated.
Twitter’s geotagging feature displayed “Jammu & Kashmir, the People’s Republic of China” in a live broadcast from Leh’s Hall of Fame which is a war memorial for fallen soldiers in the Union Territory of Ladakh.
The Central government had bifurcated the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on August 5, 2019, needs to be noted.