Twitter apologises for hurting Indian sentiments by showing Ladakh in China

Twitter apologises for hurting Indian sentiments by showing Ladakh in China

Microblogging site Twitter has issued a formal apology to the Indian government for showing Leh and Ladakh as part of China. According to sources, Twitter has told the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Personal Data Protection that it will rectify its error by November 30.

Speaking to news agency PTI, Parliamentary panel's chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that Twitter has apologized in writing for showing Ladakh in China.

"Twitter's affidavit signed by Damien Karien, Chief Privacy Officer of Twitter Inc, for wrong geo-tagging of India's map," Meenakshi Lekhi told PTI.

"Twitter has apologized for hurting Indian sentiments and has sworn to correct the error by November 30, 2020," she said.