The Delhi Legislative Assembly’s Peace and Harmony committee on Sunday served a fresh notice to Facebook India V-P and MD — Ajit Mohan — to ensure his presence for deposing before the panel on September 23.
Any defiance to the subsequent notice for appearance shall be deemed to be an act of breach of constitutionally guaranteed privileges of the committee, the panel said.
Committee Chairman Raghav Chadha said Mr. Mohan was called as a witness to depose before the committee on September 15 but he did not honour the notice and turned down his appearance. Mr. Chadha added that the notice of appearance issued to Facebook is directly related to the incidents of violence/riots that occurred in the NCT of Delhi in February, 2020.
The notice said the committee had deliberated upon the explanation afforded by Facebook India for defying the summons and found it to be manifestly…