Sushma Swaraj Warns Amazon Canada: Apologize or we cancel Indian Visas

Sushma Swaraj Warns Amazon Canada: The former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj warned on Twitter about the Amazon higher officials after Amazon Canada was found to be selling doormats featuring the Indian flag on it. Later, in a short span of time four hours, those offensive products were removed from the Amazon’s catalog with showing an error of ‘page not found’ and it shows that the required products are missing from the items. Am Amazon representative told to media that ‘The item is no longer for sale on the site.’

Sushma Swaraj Warns Amazon Canada: Apologize or we cancel Indian Visas

Sushma Swaraj Warns Amazon Canada
Sushma Swaraj Warns Amazon Canada

Sushma Swaraj said about this issue that “Amazon must tender an unconditional apology. They must withdraw all products insulting our national flag immediately,” Sushma Swaraj tweeted, ”If this is not done forthwith, we will not grant Indian Visa to any Amazon official. We will also rescind the Visas issued earlier,” after she came to know about the incident she immediately reacted over that issue and make them apologize. A twitter user brought this issue to Sushma Swaraj’s attention that Amazon Canada was selling the doormats which feature the Indian flag on it. After few hours of her tweet to the higher officials of Amazon, it can be witnessed that the list was removed with an error message on that page.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Amazon Canada was found to be selling doormats.
  2. Minister of External Affairs has demanded an apology from Amazon.
  3. Amazon removed the offensive products in a short span of time.
  4. A twitter user brought this issue under Minister of External Affair Sushma Swaraj.
  5. After the tweet warning of Sushma Swaraj. The Amazon removed the items and displaying an error message.

It’s worth pointing out that Amazon is a marketplace where we will get a number of products available without any higher officials interference. This is not directly involved in selling all goods on its website, and the products in question seem to have been listed by a third-party seller. The individuals can sell their products through Amazon website as the third party seller, there is no chance to blame totally the Amazon. The External Affairs Minister also instructed the Indian High Commission in Canada to take up the matter with Amazon.

Stay tuned for more news and updates and Press CTRL+D to bookmark this page: FitNHit