Starlink India Country Director Sanjay Bhargava has resigned from his position, according to his LinkedIn post.
The move comes just weeks after government stated that Starlink Internet Services is not licensed to offer satellite-based internet services in India, and had advised the public not to subscribe to the services that are being advertised by the Elon Musk-backed company, without a requisite licence in the country.
Bhargava, in the LinkedIn post on Tuesday evening, said: ”I have stepped down as country director and chairman of the board of Starlink India for personal reasons. My last working day was December 31, 2021.” Bhargava did not respond to queries sent to him in this regard.
In November, the telecom department had asked Starlink to comply with the regulatory framework for offering satellite-based communication services, and to refrain from booking/rendering the satellite internet services in India ”with immediate effect”.