MamaEarth and its founder Ghazal Alagh have issued an apology after the latter’s tweet sparked a trend of netizens and boycotts on the internet. Netizens are slamming beauty product company Mamaearth for allegedly endorsing Richa Chadha’s Galvan tweet. After receiving backlash, Mamaearth apologized on its Twitter handle. The tweet read, “MamaEarth is sorry for hurting any sentiments due to a poorly crafted comment on Twitter. We are a proud Indian company that respects and stands by our armed forces.” We do not agree with the views shared by anyone who thinks otherwise.” ,
Following this, the founder of Mamaearth Ghazal Alagh also tweeted an apologetic statement, the post read, “I’m really sorry we’ve unintentionally hurt so many people because of a wrong comment by a team member. We do not support any idea that is against India or the Army. We are a company completely run by proud Indians.”
Richa Chadha’s tweet rocks the internet and even the Bollywood star Akshay Kumar Expressing his disappointment, he tweeted, “Sad to see this. Never should we be ungrateful towards our armed forces. They are who we are today.” However hours later he deleted the post and even apologized and clarified that his intentions were never to hurt sentiments.
Richa Chadha controversy
It all started when Richa shared Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s statement on her Twitter timeline and wrote, “Galwan sej hi.” The actress received severe backlash and was brutally trolled on social media for her choice of words.
In the statement, Dwivedi had said, ‘We are fully prepared to take back PoK from Pakistan. We are waiting for the order of the government. We will complete the operation soon. Before this, if Pakistan is violating the ceasefire, then the answer will be different. Even they cannot imagine.” – Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command IA”
As the trolling and online abuse continued on social media, the actress decided to go private on Twitter. However, she once again made it public to share her apology.
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