The Centre issued an order directing Wikipedia to remove a link from their platform that has shown the wrong map of Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Electronics and IT has issued the order under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 for showing the incorrect map of India. The matter was flagged by a Twitter user through a tweet asking the government to take action. The user had highlighted the Wikipedia page on India Bhutan relationship where the map had incorrectly depicted the map of Jammu Kashmir. Taking cognizance of this, the government swiftly issued the order on November 27 directing Wikipedia to remove this page as this is a violation of territorial integrity and sovereignty of India. It worth mentioning that if Wikipedia does not follow this direction, then the government can take serious legal action against Wikipedia including blocking access to the entire platforms as per section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000. So far, Wikipedia has not corrected the map. In November, the Centre had issued a notice to Twitter for showing Leh as part of Jammu and Kashmir instead of Union Territory of Ladakh. The ministry issued a notice to the Global Vice… Read full this story
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