Parliamentary panel's members grill Twitter officials on map row


New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS): A Joint Committee of Parliament on Wednesday grilled four representatives of Twitter for around two hours on the map row after they appeared before the panel.

Opposition members led the charge as the BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi-led panel questioned the social media platform's representatives as to why Ladakh was shown as a part of the People's Republic of China.

The committee members were not satisfied with the explanation given by Twitter representatives that included Shagufta Kamran and Pallavi Walia, sources said.

Earlier, taking a strong exception to the "misrepresentation" of India's map, the government wrote a stern letter to the Twitter CEO, saying that any attempt by the platform to disrespect the sovereignty and integrity of India, which is also reflected by the maps, was totally unacceptable.

The joint committee has 20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 from the Rajya Sabha.

  

LEAVE A COMMENT

Title : Parliamentary panel's members grill Twitter officials on map row


 
 
 
 

 
You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image