“Buddha was born in India but his teachings flowered in Japan. The spirit of Buddha is alive in Hiroshima Peace Museum,” Mahesh Bhatt twitted on Tuesday.
The twit has been re-tweeted more than186 times. The twit continued to remain viral with hundreds of Nepali twitter users taking to the social networking platform to express their displeasure.
Mahesh Bhatt is in Japan attending the India-Japan Co-operation Conference, has made no further comments about the tweet.
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