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Amazon under fire for 'hurting' Hindu sentiments

IANS  |  New Delhi 

faced a major backlash on on Thursday and #boycottAmazon trended on the after users started tweeting out against the for "hurting" Hindu sentiments and selling floor mats and toilet seats with images of Hindu deities.

"God in any form is GOD ...I want to ask the world ... ???? Do Christians or Muslims put Lord / Allah images in their bathrooms & on their toilets ? ???? #BoycottAmazon," one user tweeted.

"Hindu deities on floor mats and toilet covers...didn't expect this from ##BoycottAmazon," tweeted another.

As many as 16,500 tweets were posted against till the time the article was filed.

The was yet to issue a statement on this.

However, this is not the first time that the has come under fire for listing such articles bearing images of Hindu deities.

Amazon Canada website earlier faced flak for selling doormats resembling the India's flag.

had publicly threatened to rescind visas of the firm's employees if the doormats were not removed from the portal.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 19:44 IST