Amazon faces backlash for selling toilet seat covers, rugs with images of Hindu gods

Amazon faces backlash for selling toilet seat covers, rugs with images of Hindu gods

Amazon.com faced a social media backlash on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the U.S. retailer’s website, making #BoycottAmazon the country’s top trending topic on Twitter. The episode is reminiscent of an incident in 2017 when New Delhi took the Seattle, Washington-based company to task after its Canadian website was spotted selling doormats resembling India’s flag. Ms. Swaraj at the time threatened to rescind visas of Amazon employees if the doormats were not removed from its site.

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