Amazon Canada removes tricolor notch after Sushma Swaraj’s warning

Amazon.com on Wednesday eliminated the Indian tricolor notch from its Canadian web site. Earlier, the corporate had stopped promoting this product when the Indian authorities threatened to cancel the visas of the staff of the US firm.

After receiving the grievance on Twitter, Sushma Swaraj tweeted, “Amazon ought to apologize unconditionally. He ought to instantly withdraw all merchandise that insult our nationwide flag.

He tweeted, “If this doesn’t occur then we won’t give visa to India to any Amazon official. We may also take again the visas issued earlier.” The notch being bought by third events on Amazon’s Canada portal was faraway from itemizing on Wednesday.

“This merchandise is now not obtainable on the positioning,” Amazon informed a spokesperson in an electronic mail. Amazon’s Canada web site additionally has flags from different nations. However underneath Indian legislation, any use of the Indian tricolor is an offense punishable with fantastic and imprisonment.

Earlier, a Twitter person identified Sushma Swaraj that an Indian tricolor doormat was being bought on Amazon’s Canada web site. A Devices 360 search on Amazon Canada shortly after these tweets discovered the declare to be true (see screenshot). Nonetheless, this product was later faraway from Amazon’s catalogue.

It’s price noting that Amazon is a market the place the corporate isn’t immediately concerned in promoting all types of products. And it appears that evidently this product in dispute has been listed by a 3rd get together vendor.

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