It’s 27th Independence Day for Bhubaneswar Mayor!


Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena invited on Wednesday invited criticism for goof-up while wishing the people on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day.

The Mayor in his tweet mentioned it was the 27th Independence Day instead of 72nd Independence Day.

“Celebrating the 27th Independence day in different places of Bhubaneswar. On this auspicious occasion, I extend my best wishes to all,” tweeted Jena.

https://twitter.com/mayorbmc/status/1029628797467992064

The tweet attracted criticism from the social media users and people around the capital city.

It seems Jena is unaware of the goof up as the tweet is still on the micro-blogging site unedited.