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Madam Swaraj Deals With Amazon’s Tri Color Faux Pas On Twitter

In 3 tweets minister of external affairs, Sushma Swaraj made sure Amazon took down the listing of doormats with a design that resembles the Indian national flag.

@SushmaSwaraj on a roll

Here are the tweets. At least some political functions are made easier and uber fast thanks to technology

@SushmaSwaraj on a roll

One offended Twitter user, @atulbhobe relayed the complaint replete with screen shot as proof. This was on the 11th of January.

@SushmaSwaraj on a roll

The external affairs minister tweeted to Amazon to take it down from its Canadian website where the product was being sold. Reuters report that Amazon has complied with the minister’s requests. Under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, desecrating the national flag is a punishable offense.

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