In his newest tweet, the 58-year-old actor mentioned the profitable touchdown of Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon’s uncharted south pole was a second of celebration for mankind.
“INDIA.. PROUD MOMENTS OF MANKIND .. THANKS #ISRO #Chandrayaan3 #VikramLander AND TO ALL WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE .. LET THIS BE THE WAY TO EXPLORE MORE WONDERS OF THE WIDE WORLD .. CELEBRATE .. #justasking,” Raj wrote in Kannada on the microblogging website.
However social media customers additional known as out the actor for attempting to alter tack.
“You will have already brought about the injury. Do not attempt to sugarcoat. Tables have turned…” mentioned one person on X.
One other criticised Raj, identified to be vocal in opposition to the federal government, for being a turncoat.
“2 din m Occasion badal liye (sic)” learn the put up.
“Congratulations to you too. Our chaiwala and our scientists have created historical past at the moment and have given a message to all of the haters. That is the #newindia that turns all curses and jokes into boons!” mentioned one other in a tweet.
On Sunday, the a number of Nationwide Award winner shared a cartoon displaying a person in a shirt and sarong pouring tea. He captioned the cartoon in Kannada, writing, “Newest information: First view simply arrived from the Chandrayaan #VikramLander #justasking”.
Whereas Raj didn’t specify the person within the cartoon, many social media customers slammed the actor for making enjoyable of former ISRO (Indian Area Analysis Organisation) chief Ok Sivan.
The actor later issued a clarification saying that his earlier tweet was referring to an outdated joke from the period of Neil Armstrong, the American astronaut and the primary particular person to stroll on the Moon in 1969.
“Hate sees solely Hate… i used to be referring to a joke of #Armstrong instances.. celebrating our Kerala Chaiwala.. which Chaiwala did the TROLLS see?? .. if you do not get a joke then the joke is on you.. Develop up #justasking(sic),” Raj had tweeted.
India’s Moon mission Chandrayaan-3 touched down on the lunar south pole at 6.04 pm on Wednesday, making it the primary nation to land on the uncharted floor.
The lander module comprising the lander (Vikram) and the 26-kg rover (Pragyan) made the tender touchdown close to the south polar area of the Moon at 6.04 pm, lower than every week after an analogous Russian lander crashed.
With this landing on Moon to script historical past after a flawless 41-day voyage and fewer than every week after a Russian lander headed to the lunar south pole crashed, India has grow to be the fourth nation to grasp the know-how of soft-landing on the Moon after the US, China and the erstwhile Soviet Union.