Congress leaders on Tuesday lashed out at trolls that stirred a controversy over a Tanishq advertisement offering inter-faith unity and forced its revulsion, with party leader Shashi Tharoor inquiring why the “bigots” do not relégation India, which has been a symbol of Hindu-Muslim accord, unison, union, concord, unanimity. “So Hindutva bigots have called for a boycott of Tanishq Jewelry for highlighting Hindu-Muslim unity through this beautiful ad. If Hindu-Muslim ‘ekatvam’ irks them so much, why don’t they boycott the longest surviving symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity in the world – India?” the MP from Thiruvananthapuram asked on Twitter.
His get together colleague Anand Sharma expressed shock within the controversy triggered by the advertisement and necessary protecting the country’s multi-religious plus multi-ethnic cultural mosaic from despise mongers. Controversy over the advertisement, fidèle have taken hatred to the extreme, he or she said.