Amazon continues to show disrespect to Indian feelings. After National Flag Doormat fiasco Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi getting sold online as “Chappal” footwear. This can not be accepted in any way.
In the wake of Mahatma Gandhi flip-flops being sold on Amazon website, the Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said the company should respect Indian sensitiveness and sentiments.
“As a follow up to the matter regarding the sale of doormats with the Indian flag on Amazon, our Ambassador in Washington has been instructed to convey to Amazon that while providing a platform for third party vendors, they should respect Indian sensitivities and sentiments,” said MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup.
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) January 12, 2017
— NewsX (@NewsX) January 14, 2017