33 complaints received against Patanjali ads: I and B minister Rathore in LS

Over 30 complaints against advertisements of yoga guru Ramdev\'s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd were received between April 2015 and July 2016.

Published: 02nd August 2016 12:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2016 12:43 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: Over 30 complaints against advertisements of yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved Ltd were received between April 2015 and July 2016, parliament was told on Monday.

In total there were 33 complaints received during last one year against Patanjali for self regulation of advertising content as per the findings of Consumer Complaints Council (CCC), Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

The Department of Consumer Affairs has informed that 17 out of 21 advertisements complained against were considered to be in violation of Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) code, he said.

"Six product packaging communications were also considered to be in violation of ASCI code for self regulation of advertising content," the minister said.

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