AAP's ad misses 'socialist', 'secular' words in Preamble; Kejriwal govt tenders apology

New Delhi, Nov 26: Kejriwal Government in Delhi landed into controversy on Constitution Day as the advertisements missed the words "socialist" and "secular" from the Preamble in its print advertisements.

Published by the Arvind Kerjriwal-led Delhi government to commemorate the adoption of Constitution, the English advertisements which appeared in newspapers today carried the text of Preamble, however, the two words were missing from the content.

Preamble goof up: AAP govt orders probe

This led to a massive embarrassment to the AAP Government which had criticised the Modi Government at for omitting the two words from the Preamble, earlier this year.

Taking a stern view over it, Delhi government tendered an apology for the error and ordered a probe to ascertain if any "mischief" was involved.

"Delhi government apologizes for an error of missing words in its advertisement published in the English newspapers on the Constitution Day celebrations on Wednesday.

"The words, socialist and secular, are erroneously missing from the text published in the English advertisement. The Chief Minister has taken a stern view of the matter and directed the Director of Information and Publicity to conduct an inquiry and submit a report within four days," the government said in a statement.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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