Saturday, 19 Sep, 8.05 pm The Indian Print

Khadi name being used illegally, under pressure from KVIC, these companies removed fake Khadi products

New Delhi. With the efforts of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and other e-commerce companies have removed more than 160 web links selling 'Khadi' brand names from their platform. KVIC gave this information on Saturday. KVIC had issued legal notices to around 1,000 companies selling their products under the brand name Khadi India. KVIC said that this is damaging her image and Khadi workers are also being affected.

"After KVIC's notice, Khadi Global has stopped using its website and has also removed its social media pages from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram," it said in a statement. It has also sought 10 days to remove all the ingredients and products of this brand name. 'KVIC said that after its action, many stores selling fake Khadi products across the country have closed. "Under pressure from KVIC, Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and others have removed over 160 web links selling products under the Khadi brand name," the statement said. These e-commerce portals include Khadi masks, herbal soaps, shampoos, Cosmetics, herbal mehndi, jackets, kurtas and many other products were being sold.

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