New Delhi: A twitter India made a huge mistake in which it showed Jammu and Kashmir as part of China in the timelines. The matter came to the light while National Security Analyst Nitin Gokhale was making a live video on Twitter near Leh airport. Observer Research Foundation (ORF) Chairman Kanchan Gupta noticed the location in his video and raised questions.
On the tweeter’s mistake Kanchan Gupta said that “So @Twitter has decided to reconfigure geography and declare Jammu & Kashmir as part of People’s Republic of #China. If this is not a violation of #India laws, what is? Citizens of India have been punished for far less. But US Big Tech is above the law?”
In his another tweet on the tweeter’s mistake he said “No @Twitter this is not a freak happenstance,”
Kanchan Gupta tagged IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanding him to quickly look into the matter.
So @Twitter has decided to reconfigure geography and declare Jammu & Kashmir as part of People's Republic of #China . If this is not a violation of #India laws, what is? Citizens of India have been punished for far less. But US Big Tech is above the law? @nitingokhale @rsprasad pic.twitter.com/euelMvCxTy
— Kanchan Gupta (@KanchanGupta) October 18, 2020
Gokhale who was making the video said, “This morning, I was live on Twitter along with Rohit Pandita to apprise people of my journey to Ladakh from Himachal Pradesh via a new road. After we finished our broadcast, to our horror, we found that the location we had put of our location of the War Memorial, Hall of Fame – a famous landmark in Leh came as Jammu and Kashmir, the People’s Republic of China. I apprised Twitter by tagging them, expecting them to take action, but except for anger from people of India, nothing happened.”