Harsh Goenka Receives Backlash Over Tweet On ‘Masks’ In Kumbh Mela, Netizens Provoke ‘#BoycottCEAT’ Development

New Delhi: Entrepreneur Harsh Goenka, the chairman of RPG Group, is as soon as once more receiving backlash over a tweet, and this time it’s regarding Kumbh Mela.

On Wednesday, he shared a photograph of seers and tweeted: “Meanwhile at the Kumbh Mela the international press is appalled at how low we have our masks!” 

Earlier, his previous tweet on Lord Shiva had gone viral, resulting in a variety of customers frowning on the similar and expressing their displeasure over it.

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Whereas the Kumbh Mela tweet appears to have been deleted by Harsh Goenka, a purported screenshot of the identical has gone viral and is receiving destructive responses.

The earlier controversial tweet on Lord Shiva additionally had Goenka share a joke the place the Hindu god is claimed to be ingesting at a bar, which led to individuals expressing damage non secular sentiments.


As beforehand talked about, the responses embrace Twitter customers demanding an apology whereas calling out a ban on considered one of Goenka’s manufacturers CEAT Tyres.

There have been these few who shared a special opinion.

Notably, former actress and Tv host Simi Grewal additionally shared the photograph with the identical caption.

In the meantime, it’s being reported that the photograph shared was initially taken in 2013 isn’t from the present congregation.

The Kumbh Mela congregation has raised worries amid the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic within the nation. In accordance with officers, in simply 48 hours, over 1,000 individuals had been discovered to be Covid optimistic in Haridwar the place round 35 lakh individuals gathered for the Kumbh Mela and ‘Shahi Snaan’ as a majority of devotees are seen flouting the Coronavirus norms resembling sustaining social distancing and sporting masks.

Amid all this, such tweets a legitimate type of freedom of expression or are they being too insensitive in direction of non secular sentiments? Tell us within the feedback under.

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