G20 Summit: Racist comments against Modi in Argentina sparks controversy

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G20 Summit: Racist comments against Modi in Argentina sparks controversy

Argentina: An Argentine news outlet was criticized for airing an image Simpsons character Apu as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived  in Buenos Aires. 
The controversial character from the US animated sitcom, which has been the subject of recent debate over racial stereotyping. 

Cronica tv also used the headline 'Apu arrives'.Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has been part of the animation series since 1990 and is voiced by Hank Azaria, a white actor, who puts on a heavy Indian accent.The show has faced criticism from Indian fans who feel that the character promotes offensive stereotypes, particularly because he is voiced by white actor Hank Azaria.

Social media users reacted negatively to the comparison, with many criticising the channel for the racist overtones of the headline. Others pointed out that the comparison was disrespectful to a foreign leader.