As the United States prepared on Tuesday to render a verdict on President Donald Trump’s four years in the White House, his son Donald Trump Jr stirred a controversy after he shared a map that does not show Kashmir as part of the Indian territory. The whole of the northeastern region was also excluded.

In the widely mocked tweet sent ahead of the US election, Trump Jr said he “finally got around to making my electoral map prediction” and accompanied a world map almost entirely covered in red, with the notable exceptions of New York, California, China, India and Mexico.

Electoral maps usually divide up the US states in shades of red or blue to designate forecasted Republican or Democratic victories, respectively. The map showed India in blue while Jammu and Kashmir was shown in red and voting for Donald Trump.

Besides, the map suggests nearly the entire world – including two waterbodies, Russia and Antarctica – is voting for his father this election.

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Several Indians on Twitter criticised the map and Donald Trump Jr over the error. Congress MP Shashi...

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