Pakistan government's Yoga Day tweet leads to Indian flag pop-up; deleted later as Twitter takes a dig

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jun 21, 2019, 04:30 PM(IST)

Essence of Yoga Photograph:( AFP )

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The new post can still be seen on Pakistan government's Twitter handle.

On the occasion of International Yoga Day, the government of Pakistan posted a picture on its Twitter handle @pid_gov with the hashtag #YogaDay only to realise an Indian flag had popped up with a person meditating.

 

Pakistan government's tweet on International Yoga Day

The post was quickly deleted and reposted, this time without the hashtag. The new post can still be seen on the government's Twitter handle.

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However, Twitter followers were quick to point out the folly and did not waste any time to take a dig at Pakistan's latest gaffe on social media.

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The event was celebrated across the world especially in India with Prime Minister Modi leading the celebration with a grand Yoga session in Ranchi with several citizens taking part.

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das and various other ministers were present at the event. A total of 28 display screens were been installed at the venue for the live telecast of the event as millions followed the prime minister on their television screens at home.

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