Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Sued for Mangalsutra Ad

Famous Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee was recently served with a lawsuit over his Mangalsutra ad. The reason behind the lawsuit was that the female model was wearing a black bra in the ad.

Why the Lawsuit?

As the image consists of a woman in her undergarments in an ad for something that is considered a holy part of a married Hindu woman’s life, certain people are definitely offended.

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On the basis of this, Ashutosh J Dubey, who is a legal advisor to BJP-Maharashta, filed a lawsuit against the fashion designer Sabyasachi. On Twitter, he wrote:

“I have issued a Legal notice to Sabyasachi Mukherjee Indian fashion designer regarding using “semi-naked models for a Mangalsutra collection advertisement as Mangalsutra is part of Holy Hindu Marriage. He outraged the holy Hindu Marriage (Mangalsutra).”

Mixed Reactions on Twitter

While some people speak up in support of Ashutosh J Dubey, others, not so much. Here are some Tweets we found on the matter.

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