The Congress party on Tuesday sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, asking for a high-level inquiry into the company's India’s leadership, which has been accused of providing favourable treatment to leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The party also asked that the report of this investigation be made public. Issued by K.C. Venugopal, general secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC), the opposition party pointed out allegations of bias and partisanship made against the company in a recent Wall Street Journal report. It noted the “clear charges” against Facebook India leadership of being complicit in propagating hate speech by leaders of the BJP. The letter also said that Facebook India's deletion of hate speech posts after the Wall Street Journal made its enquiries was a “clear admission of guilt”. Venugopal wrote: “While we were deeply disappointed to…
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