Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar has apologized for insulting the Indian tricolor during the Women’s Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. “Extending my sincerest apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor. Didn’t mean to offend anyone, the picture has been removed,” the actor tweeted.
Extending my sincerest apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor.Didn't mean to offend anyone,the picture has been removed
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 24, 2017
In the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup at The Lord’s on Sunday, Kumar was seen cheering Team India with holding tricolor in hand. But, it seems that he ‘accidentally’ was holding the flag upside down. It was soon noticed by some eagle-eyed social media users and twitter gets flooded with many taking potshot at the actor.
Here’s how Twitteratti reacted on the incident:
— Rafale Gandhi (@RoflGandhi_) July 23, 2017
Before you criticize Akshay Kumar for holding the flag upside down & call him anti-national, give him BOD as he is a Canadian & not Indian! pic.twitter.com/fskZYD9VnS
— Gaurav Pandhi (@GauravPandhi) July 24, 2017