New Delhi, Nov. 19 -- Twitter on Wednesday apologized to the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) on Personal Data Protection Bill for showing Ladakh as part of China.

The 30-member committee was unanimous in its criticism of Twitter, with most members supporting a proposal for strict government action against the social media platform.

"We have received an affidavit from Twitter in which they have accepted their mistake of wrongly geo-tagging a part of Ladakh and showing it as part of China. They have informed that they will rectify it by 30 November," the committee's chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday evening. She added the social media platform has apologized for 'hurting sentiments' of Indians.

The affidavit has been sign...