EaseMyTrip suspends all Maldives flight bookings amid row over anti-PM Modi posts: 'Chalo Lakshadweep'

NEW DELHI: EaseMyTrip, in a significant move amid the boycott Maldives campaign online, has decided to suspend all Maldives flight bookings following the derogatory remarks made by some ministers, now suspended, against India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his recent visit to Lakshadweep.

Standing in support of India, Nishant Pitti, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Indian online travel company, took to social media X (formally Twitter) stating, "In solidarity with our nation, @EaseMyTrip has suspended all Maldives flight bookings."

Online travel solutions provider EaseMyTrip began visit Lakshadweep campaign by #ChaloLakshadweep.

EaseMyTrip, headquartered in New Delhi, was founded by Nishant Pitti, Rikant Pitti, and Prashant Pitti in 2008.

In his post on January 4, Prashant Pitti wrote, "Water & beaches of Lakshadweep are as good as Maldives/Seychelles We at @EaseMyTrip will come up with crazy special-offers to promote this pristine destination that our PM @narendramodi has recently visited!

Amid the row between India and the Maldives, hashtag #BoycottMaldives gained traction on social media, with many Indian tourists reportedly started cancelling their scheduled vacations to the island nation.



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