Hema Malini, a veteran of the Indian film industry and a member of the Lok Sabha, has issued an apology after coming under fire for incorrectly wishing people in Bihar rather than Assam on the occasion of Bihu. Bihu is the most significant festival in Assam, celebrating the harvest season. In a tweet discussing how the harvest season is now underway, the actor mentioned Bihu as a festival that is observed in Bihar.
Many people on social media spotted Malini’s error, and some accused her of being uneducated about the festivities celebrated around the country. For the Assamese people who celebrate the festive occasion of Bihu, it is a profoundly emotional event, and they were not pleased with the actor’s mistake, especially given that it was made so close to the festive season.
On April 14, as Hema Malini came under fire on social media, she noted that she had made a mistake and apologized for it on Twitter. She expressed regret for anyone who may have been wounded due to her error and pledged to be more careful.