#BoycottKFC has been trending on social media timeline in Pakistan over KFC India’s claims on Occupied Kashmir!
Following the reports that the fast-food chain KFC in India has displayed a banner in response to the KFC Pakistan’s Kashmir Day’s post.
American fast-food restaurant chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken, popularly known as KFC in Pakistan is now on patriots’ radar.
#BoycottKFC started trending online as netizens are expressing displeasure on viral images of the KFC India outlet showcasing banners with claims that the entire Kashmir belongs to India.
Boycott KFC in Pakistan https://t.co/jxY6GHlThL— Muhammad Mobin Khan (@MuhammadMobinK4) February 16, 2022
Adding more to it, the Indian joint of the chain had also issued an official apology after the brand faced the ire of Indians over Kashmir Day’s post.
I appeal to the centre & all the state govts to take serious action against all the @KFC_India outlets and ask them to shut their outlets .— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) February 7, 2022
They have no right to do buisness in India. #BoycottKFC pic.twitter.com/6CugpmjI7h
KFC India in a tweet said, “We deeply apologize for a post that was published on some KFC social media channels outside the country. We honour and respect India, and remain steadfast in our commitment to serving all Indians with pride.”
We deeply apologize for a post that was published on some KFC social media channels outside the country. We honour and respect India, and remain steadfast in our commitment to serving all Indians with pride.— KFC India (@KFC_India) February 7, 2022
For the past month, Indians have been targeting international brands in their country as their Pakistani counterparts issued messages in solidarity with the Indian Occupied Kashmir on Feb 5.
February 5 is celebrated as Kashmir Solidarity Day every year in Pakistan.