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The Nepali Internet Called Out This "Incredible India" Poster For Using A Stock Photo Of Nepal

The poster was hung up outside the Indian Embassy in Poland and has since been taken down.

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On Monday, Rajesh Shrestha uploaded a photo of a billboard that is placed outside the Indian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland.

In his post, Shrestha explained that the picture is in fact of the Annapurna mountain range in Pokhara, located in Nepal.
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In his post, Shrestha explained that the picture is in fact of the Annapurna mountain range in Pokhara, located in Nepal.

Following Shrestha's post, people began calling out the Indian Embassy.

Hello India, This pix outside your embassy in Warsaw is, um, from my hometown in NEPAL. cc: @MEAIndia/@Ajaybis

is this legit? Apparently Indian Embassy in Poland is advertising "incredible india" using images from Nepal

The image is actually a stock photo found on the website Shutterstock, filed under "Young woman is practicing yoga against Himalaya mountains."

The billboard appears to have been around since last year. The photo on the left shows the Indian ambassador to Poland pose with Amitabh Kant, the man behind the country's "Incredible !ndia" campaign.

At the Indian Embassy Warsaw with the man behind Incredible India and Make in India!

Ajay Bisaria, the Indian ambassador to Poland, later clarified on Twitter that the image was provided by an outsourced company — and has now been removed.

@AnupKaphle @MEAIndia.Thanks, removed poster. Was an honest mistake, image provided by outsourced company. Apologies to friends in Nepal.

Bisaria also sent this message to Shrestha, who first posted the photo from Warsaw.

The Indian Embassy in Poland reiterated the same, and apologized for the confusion.