Mark Zuckerberg to visit India on 28 October, talks on internet.org likely

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will make his way to India on 28 October, he will be hosting the company’s next Townhall Q&A in Delhi at 12 pm. He made an announcement on Facebook and mentioned he will also post the live video of the event on the day.

He wrote, “I’m heading to India and I’ll be hosting our next Townhall Q&A in Delhi on Wednesday, October 28 at 12pm IST (11:30pm Tuesday Pacific time).

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More than 130 million people use Facebook in India. I’m looking forward to hearing directly from one of our most active and engaged communities.

If you have a question, please ask below in the comments. To vote for a question, just like it. I’ll be answering questions from across Facebook as well as from a live audience at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.

I’ll post the live video of the event on the day. See you then!”

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(Also Read: Mark Zuckerberg announces PM Modi’s planned visit to Facebook HQ,)

He’s also believed to hold talks with central government regarding controversial internet.org, which the advocates of net neutrality have vociferously opposed.

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Campaigners say that Zuckerberg is secretly trying to push internet.org, which will have disastrous consequences on net neautrily and destroy the start-ups relying on internet to market their products in India.

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