'Deserves strictest legal action': Twitter website displays J&K, Ladakh as separate country; Twitterati demand more than 'kadi ninda'

Amid a stand-off with the Indian government over compliance with new IT rules, the Twitter website is displaying a wrong map of India, showing Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as a separate country.

The glaring distortion appears on the career section of Twitter website under the header 'Tweep Life'.

This is the second time Twitter has misrepresented India's map. Earlier it had shown Leh as part of China.

The US digital giant has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules.

The government has slammed Twitter for deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country's new IT rules, which has led to the microblogging platform losing its legal shield as an intermediary in India, and becoming liable for users posting any unlawful content.

This activity has further heightened the tension between the social media giant and government of India.

Citizens are also enraged at Twitter for misrepresenting India's map in such a manner. Many are also enraged at the government for allegedly taking this matter lightly urging the government to take strict action against the micro-blogging platform.

Here's how people are reacting. Have a look.

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