Karnataka govt to sue Amazon for promoting bikinis with state flag


New Delhi: Amazon has develop into the newest firm to have come below the scanner of the Karnataka authorities, barely 50 hours after the state determined to sue Google for exhibiting ‘Kannada’ because the ugliest Indian language. 

This time round, it’s Amazon’s Canadian unit that has irked the state authorities after it was discovered promoting a bikini with the Kannada state flag (yellow and crimson) and the state emblem on it. 

“Authorized motion will likely be taken towards Amazon Canada, which makes use of the colors of the Kannada flag and the state emblem of Karnataka on panties,” stated Karnataka`s Minister for Forest, Kannada and Tradition Arvind Limbawali in an announcement on Saturday.

Limbawali stated that the Kannada language, tradition and heritage have hundreds of years of historical past. He condemned the “international companies that are unaware of the prevalence of Kannada floor and do something that insults Kannada.” 

“I’ve a vehement opposition to any motion that might jeopardize the sensation of the Kannada. Because the Minister of Kannada and Tradition, I really feel that it’s essential to take authorized motion towards such an act,” he added. 

Apparently, the gadgets have been offered by CafePress, which is reportedly owned by an India-origin particular person named Maheesh Jain. Beforehand, Kannada Rakshna Vedike (KRV) Praveen Shetty protested and gave a name to boycott Amazon. 

Earlier, Karnataka Authorities On Thursday (June three) determined to take authorized motion towards Google after a search consequence on its platform confirmed Kannada because the “ugliest language” in India.

– With inputs from wires. 



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