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Case lodged against Google Maps on Survey of India's complaint

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

A case has been registered against Google Maps for alleged wrong depiction of India's international boundaries following a complaint by the Survey of India, police said today.

The case was registered under the IT Act yesterday following a preliminary investigation into a complaint filed by the Survey of last week at the Dalanwala police station, station in charge Anil Kumar Joshi said.

In its complaint registered on December 13, the Survey of had said that Google Maps is depicting India's international boundaries in a "wrong" manner, which is not justified, according to Joshi.

It had sought police action in the matter.

Survey of is country's national survey and mapping organisation under the department of Science and Technology.

First Published: Thu, December 18 2014. 19:30 IST