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Kerala Khadi and Village Industries Board issues legal notices to textile group, Mohanlal over ad

Charkha is for producing khadi and the advertisement with Mohanlal on a charkha is misleading, it said and demanded that it be withdrawn.

Published: 04th August 2018 07:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th August 2018 08:46 PM   |  A+A-

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Mohanlal in the ad with a charkha. (Screengrab |YouTube)

By PTI

TRIVANDRUM: The Kerala Khadi and Village Industries Board has issued legal notices to a textile group and leading actor Mohanlal over an advertisement showing him spinning a charkha and demanded that it be withdrawn.

"Legal notices have been issued to both the textile group and Mohanlal. There is no connection between the charkha, which is a symbol of the freedom struggle, with the textiles sold by the group,"Board Vice-President Shobhana George told PTI here.

Charkha is for producing khadi and the advertisement with Mohanlal on a charkha is misleading, she said and demanded that it be withdrawn.

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Mohanlal is not only an actor, but also a Padmasree recipient and has a responsibility towards society, she added.



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  • Thankappan Pillai

    Sobhana George does not belong to any political party. She is almost forgotten by public. Filing cases against famous people is her gimmikk. She is an expert actress in front of media.
    3 years ago reply
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