NEW DELHI: Over the last few days, Indians living in Canada have been tweeting out to External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, MEA, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the same concern - A wrong a globe.
Twitter users have been bringing the attention of Indian authorities to a globe which depicts Kashmir as an independent authority and Arunachal Pradesh as part of China.
Tweeting out these pictures, social media users have claimed that these globes have been made in China and are being sold at Costco stores in Canada.
— Mgad (@MG7221) December 18, 2017
— Ritvik (@iRitvik) December 13, 2017
@SushmaSwaraj Madam u might hve already received it from other sources bur adding again COSTCO MGT is selling the Globe manufactured in China in local outlets in North America, Canada.
This one found in one of local stores, INDIA map without Province of Kashmir. pic.twitter.com/w0cdfOGAUz
— Kanak Chamarty__ (@KanakChamarty) December 15, 2017
One user even claimed that the said globe is available across Costco stores in the United States too.
— Theeran (@Theeran1105) December 14, 2017
Costco is a multi-billion dollar global retailer with warehouse club operations in eight countries.