Amazon withdraws flip-flops bearing Mahatma Gandhi’s picture

Amazon withdraws flip-flops bearing Mahatma Gandhi's picture
Latest News – After Amazon withdrew a Tri-coloured doormat offensive to Indian sensitivities from its Canadian platform in the face of warnings by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the e-commerce major has now also pulled out flip-flops bearing the picture of Mahatma Gandhi, a senior official said on Thursday.
“We have been in touch with Amazon both in Washington as well as in Delhi and we have had constructive conversations,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in his media briefing here.
“I am happy to report that the offending item has since been pulled by Amazon and we hope that our engagement will continue to be fruitful,” he added.
Earlier this month, Amazon Canada kicked off a row by putting up (Read More)
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