NEW DELHI: American e-commerce giant, Amazon.com is selling Mahatma Gandhi slippers made by American online retailer, CafePress.
The shocking product, flip flops with Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Indian Nation’s picture imprinted available on Amazon America is causing massive outrage among Indians on the social media.
The news came days after Amazon “expressed regret” for offending” Indian sentiments by selling doormats featuring Indian flag.
The Gandhi flip flops been sold by CafePress on Amazon.com costs $16.99, which translates to around Rs 1,190.
The brand claims that their “graphic flip flop sandal designs are professionally printed… and will look great and make someone smile…”
On January 11, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked Amazon to take down doormats depicting the Indian flag, warning that the government will revoke visas granted to company officials. Amazon was quick to respond and had removed the same. – Samaa