- Mirza Ghalib's birthday is on 27 December, Tharoor tells Ghalib 220th birth anniversary on July 21
- Tharoor said – I was given wrong information, I apologize
Jul 21, 2019, 07:17 PM IST
new Delhi. Writer and songwriter Javed Akhtar corrects a wrong tweet of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Actually, Shashi Tharoor said in a tweet that today's famous shayar is the 220th birth anniversary of Mirza Ghalib. They also shared some lines and even told them Ghalib. On this, Javed Akhtar tweeted that any person who gave you these lines as Ghalib, he is not sure. Ghalib's birthday is on 27 December and Tharoor tweeted on 21 July.
Javed Akhtar wrote – Any person who gave you these lines should not be reassured again. It is natural that someone has put these lines in your post. But by doing so, he has harmed your intellectual reliability.
Akhtar also gave similar feedback on some other posts. These users shared some lines by telling them Ghalib.
Tharoor's response – thank you Javedji
Shashi Tharoor replied – Ghalib is a favorite of all. But, today is not his birthday. I was given wrong information, still enjoy these lines. Thanks to Javedji and other friends, to get the realization of what I did. The way in which every quote is dedicated to Winston Churchill, it seems that when people like Shayari, they give credit to Ghalib. I apologize.