Bhubaneswar,Dec 25( Odisha.in) Marketing of ladies under garments, dog’s T-shirts etc., using pictures of father of nation Mahama Gandhi, Indian Tricolour by an American web site, www.cafepress.com have severely hurt the sentiments of Indians, particularly that of the Congress leaders, who have sought immediate action against the promoters of the website.
The web site’s quotes from the Designer says, “Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.”
Mentioning the Product Details the site says,”Show your puppy love. Put your pooch in his own cool doggie t-shirt from American Apparel. He’ll be the envy of all the pups in the park. Let him wear a doggie-cool design so he can express what he’d like to bark out loud. Do it up in doggie style! “
About the panties, the site mentioned,” Panty-minimalists love our casual thong that covers sweet spots without covering your assets; putting an end to panty-lines.
This under-goodie is “outtake sight” in low-rise pants. Toss these message panties onstage at your favorite rock star or share a surprise message with someone special … later. “
The T-Shirts for dogs and the panties for the ladies costs around $15.99.
Reacting to circulation of such photographs on objectionable items like ladies under garments and T-shirts of dogs, former Union Minister for Parliamentary affairs and Secretary of AICC, Srikanta Jena demanded serious actions against the promoter of such web site and to immediately arrest them by taking up the matter with the USA Government.
Talking to odisha.in Jena said, the site might have resorted to such ugly tricks for slef publicity and to be discussed in the media . However under no circumstances, such people should be spared.
He urged upon the external affairs department of Union Government
to act immediately and to ensure that the portal is booked under Cyber Crime act. and the licence for running the portal be seized.
Former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in Orissa Assembly, Janaki Ballav Patnaik, expressed his shock and surprise over use of photographs of Mahatma Gandhi and Indian national flag in Dog’s T-Shirts and ladies under garments.
Talking to Odisha.in on Monday, he said, Gandhiji’ does not belong to the Congress party alone. He is the father of Indian nation and is one of the highest respected leader of the world. Every body should protest against such vandalism by the USA web portal.
He urged upon the Union Government to take up such important matter with the USA Government and to ensure serious actions against those involved in such henious act.