Argentinian news channel faces backlash after using “Apu arrives” headline for Modi

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Indian media and social media users were left fuming after Argentinian TV channel used controversial animated character Apu to mark Modi’s visit in Argentina for the G20 summit.

Argentinian channel Cronica TV used the character from the American show The Simpsons to announce that PM Modi had arrived in the country. They used the headline “Apu Arrives” as PM Modi reached Buenos Aires for the international summit.

The Argentine news channel has been slammed for using controversial Simpsons character Apu to announce the arrival of Modi to the G20 summit

PM Modi arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday to take part in the G20 summit during which he will have several bilateral meetings, including with Chinese President Xi Jinping and a historic trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

 

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