Archana ji here is some clarification from Google spokesperson.
Google India maps shows parts
Arunachal in Chinese language and the map shows Arunachal’s southern boundary with Assam and northern boundary with in broken lines, while the state’s eastern and western boundaries with Bhutan and Myanmar are shown in continuous white lines.
Google India Map Controversy - Arunachal
in Chinese Language
While the political circuit has started their speculative game, what’s really surprising in that Google has not yet rectified/apologized for the change.
‘The Chinese know how to time their statements ahead BJP MP
bilateral meeting. This map surfaced just when the two countries were to discuss the border dispute. Had Google changed the names Chinese locations, Beijing would have summoned Google officials. India, too, should deal with it firmly,’ –
What’s your take on this issue? Time India goes strict with such mistakes (Imagine what
would have done to Google!)? Every time something like this happens, Google organizes ‘Internet awareness’ campaigns (with govt. officials) in order to appease them and the matter resolved ‘amicably’.
What’s your opinion?
Update: ISRO has launched Bhuvan, competition to Google Earth
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