Amazon said it is working to add Marathi language support to its e-commerce platform after a controversy over the need to increase customer support for the language in Maharashtra. Amazon said in a tweet that the work to launch the “Marathi shopping experience” has already begun, and will soon introduce seller registration in this language. The e-commerce giant also said that it will continue to add more languages to enhance the customer and seller experience on the platform.
Amazon also shared Screenshot with tweet It is suggested that Marathi language support will be put into use on its platform soon. Raj Thackeray’s Navnirman Sena (MNS) of Maharashtra put forward a request for increased support. The letter sent an open letter to Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. If the language is not added to apps and websites in Maharashtra, MNS also threatens to incite Amazon.
“We have no intention of having a legal dispute with Amazon, but because of our mother tongue, we, as Maharashtriians, can go on to any degree. MNS leader Akhil Chitre said in the letter: “The social media platform ( #NoMarathi_No Amazon) is just the tip of the iceberg.
The final request to put your hands together, I hope you carefully read the facts stated in the letter and take necessary corrective measures accordingly to incorporate “Marathi” into the application options list as soon as possible.@mnsadhikrut @Jeff Bezos @AmitAgarwal @GopalPillai @ RahulSundaram6 @amazon @amazonIN pic.twitter.com/JVQiB8xqF4
— Akhil Chitreअखिलचि가्रे (@ akhil1485) December 23, 2020
An ANI report stated that earlier today, an Amazon warehouse in Kondhwa, Pune, was damaged. MNS workers allegedly sent a notice to Amazon Chief Secretary Raj Thackery in a Mumbai court. It was destroyed afterwards. According to the “Printer” report, Amazon’s offices and warehouses in the Chandiri area of Mumbai were also attacked due to demand.
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