Government Orders Wikipedia To Remove Link Showing Incorrect Map Of India: Report

Government Orders Wikipedia To Remove Link Showing Incorrect Map Of India: Report

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Government has asked Wikipedia to remove a link that has shown an incorrect map. (Representational)

The government has asked Wikipedia to remove a link from its platform that has shown an incorrect map of Jammu and Kashmir, according to sources.

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has issued an order under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link, they added.

The matter had been flagged by a Twitter user, who highlighted that the Wikipedia page on the India-Bhutan relationship had incorrectly depicted the map of Jammu Kashmir, and asked the government to take action.

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