Indian envoy to Poland apologises after ‘Incredible India’ poster goof upWhile India was celebrating this year’s Independence Day, Rajesh Shrestha of Nepal posted a photo of an ‘Incredible India’ campaign poster on Facebook that caused a stir in social media among Nepalis.
While India was celebrating this year’s Independence Day, Rajesh Shrestha of Nepal posted a photo of an ‘Incredible India’ campaign poster on Facebook that caused a stir in social media among Nepalis.
The poster placed outside the Indian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland showed a woman doing Yoga facing the Annapurna Range with ‘Incredible India’ tag-line branded on it.
Shrestha’s post was shared over 700 times. Nepali people began blurting out at the Indian embassy.
This pix outside your embassy in Warsaw is, um, from my hometown in NEPAL.August 16, 2016
Annapurna Mountain Range of Nepal Now Incredible India. pic.twitter.com/iZOwbp7fVe— Dr.Suneel Sitaula (@AstrologerNepal) August 16, 2016
Indian ambassador to Poland Ajay Bisaria on Tuesday took Twitter to clarify that the image was provided by an outsourced company and that it has now been removed. "Thanks, removed poster. Was an honest mistake, image provided by outsourced company. Apologies to friends in Nepal," read Ambassador Bisaria's tweet.
Likewise, envoy Bisaria also sent an apology to Shrestha on Facebook. "Dear Rajesh: Thanks for pointing out the error. We’ve removed the poster. It was an honest mistake, an image provided by an outsourced company. Our apologies to our friends in Nepal!" the message read.
The Indian Embassy in Poland also issued an official apology.