The microblogging platform Twitter has been repeatedly accused of influencing Indian politics and amid the tussle, the Twitter India head has now been sent to the US.
Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari has been removed from his post by the company and sent to America.
Manish was till now Twitter India Head, while in the US he has been given the role of Senior Director of Revenue Strategy and Operations, Focused on the New Markets.
In media reports, information has been given about the changes made by Twitter.
Manish Maheshwari will report to Deitra Mara, Twitter’s senior director of global strategy and operations in the US.
The microblogging site itself has confirmed this change and an email related to it has also surfaced.
Let us tell you, Manish Maheshwari joined Twitter in the year 2019 as Managing Director and remained in the post.
Thank you to @manishm for your leadership of our Indian business over the past 2+ years. Congrats on your new US-based role in charge of revenue strategy and operations for new markets worldwide. Excited to see you lead this important growth opportunity for Twitter.
— yu-san (@yusasamoto) August 13, 2021
The company gave information about changing the role of Manish in an email.
Manish Maheshwari, who served as India Country Director and Head of India for nearly two years, will now take up a new role as Senior Director, Revenue Strategy and Operations at Francisco, the email reads.
Now Twitter India Head will be given to Kanika Mittal and Neha Sharma, who are working as Sales Head and Business Head respectively.
There are constant allegations that the microblogging site is influencing Indian politics.
Many leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party have been making allegations related to this and now the matter of deleting the accounts of many Congress leaders has come to the fore.
At the same time, Twitter and the government also came face to face regarding the new social media guidelines.
There are allegations that with the help of Twitter, efforts are being made to change the political views of the people.