After Hyundai, KFC has been facing massive backlash online after its
Pakistan unit shared
a Kashmir 'solidarity' post on Facebook on Saturday.
The February 5 post has since been deleted but social media users have been sharing
screenshots of it
Social media users demanding an apology from the company as
began to trend on Twitter.
The post read:
"You never left our thoughts and we hope that the coming years bring peace to you!".
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The image has
"KASHMIR BELONGS TO THE KASHMIRIS"
written in bold red letters.
Following an online uproar, KFC India issued an
on Monday evening.
Twitter users, however, were quick to point out that this isn't the first time that KFC's Pakistan handle expressed its
solidarity over Kashmir.
Their social media teams had shared a similar message on February 5, 2021 -- a day the neighbouring country observes as