Twitter’s Public Policy Director For India And South Asia Mahima Kaul Resigns

Swarajya Staff

Feb 07, 2021, 03:33 PM | Updated 03:33 PM IST

Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

Twitter India's public policy director Mahima Kaul has resigned from the social media platform citing personal reasons, reports Livemint.

Though she resigned from the position in the company in January, she would continue to serve with the company till March to ensure a smooth transition.

Kaul presently oversees Twitter India's relationship with policymakers, elected officials, government agencies, non-government organisations (NGOs) and also the direct policy programmes in these areas.

Having previously led the cyber and news media initiatives at New Delhi based think tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in the capacity of a fellow, Kaul made a career switch in 2015 and joined Twitter India. It should be noted that Kaul was Twitter's public policy director for not only India but also South Asia.

Interestingly, Kaul's resignation comes at a time when Twitter has been slapped with a notice from the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for “violating Indian law". The notice has threatened the micro-blogging platform with penal consequences if over 250 accounts and posts that were flagged by the government weren’t blocked.

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