Facebook's India head of Public Policy Ankhi Das has stepped down from her position on Tuesday, informed company officials.
Das was in the eye of storm over alleged bias in blocking of hate content on the social media platform, has quit the company.
"Ankhi has decided to step down from her role in Facebook to pursue her interest in public service. Ankhi was one of our earliest employees in India and played an instrumental role in the growth of the company and its services over the last 9 years," Ajit Mohan, Managing Director India of Facebook, said in an e-mailed statement.
(With inputs from PTI)