Richa Chadha booked for her now-deleted ‘Galwan sej hi’ tweet
Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has apologised, after sparking a storm on social media over her now-deleted tweet about the 2020 clash in Galwan Valley. Responding to Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s tweet about India’s ability to take back Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Richa “says Galwan” in an apparent reference to the deadly clash in the Galwan Valley. Had tweeted in which 20 Indian heroes sacrificed their lives.
Richa’s tweet sparked outrage as netizens said that the actor’s tweet was an attempt to mock the capabilities of the Indian Army. After her tweet was severely criticized for lacking respect for the martyred soldiers, Richa said that it was not her intention to hurt the sentiments of the Indian Army.
“Even though it may never have been my intention, if 3 words being dragged into a controversy has hurt or offended anyone, I apologize and also say that even if unintentionally my If words have created this feeling, I will be sorry.” My brothers in the Fauj (army) of which my own grandfather has been an illustrious part,” Chadha wrote in his apology.