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Burger King apologises to Hindus for offensive ad

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    Source: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/burger-king-apologises-to-hindus-for-offensive-ad/96761-2.html

    Global fast food chain Burger King has apologised to Hindus for running an advertisement in Spain that showed an Indian Goddess with a 'forbidden' Whopper burger.

    The advertisement had a picture of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, about to eat a beef burger. The goddess and the burger were placed under a slogan claiming 'La merienda es sagrada' (The snack is sacred).

    The fast food chain quickly withdrew the advertisement from its stores in Spain after Hindus across the world complained over the denigration of their religion.

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    one more thread from u....maybe u should try changing ur profession from medicine to journalism! :D
     
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