Lawyer moves UP court against hair stylist Jawed Habib

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 6 Sep 2017 2:10 PM GMT

Lawyer moves UP court against hair stylist Jawed Habib
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Lucknow: A lawyer filed a court case on Wednesday against famous hair stylist Jawed Habib for allegedly using images of Hindu gods and goddesses in an advertisement to promote his salons.

Jawed Habib is known for his line of hair salons across the country.

Lawyer Vinay Pandey moved an application in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate in Maharajganj in eastern Uttar Pradesh, saying that Habib, a hair stylist whose clientele include many eminent persons across the country, had recently issued an advertisement that allegedly showed Hindu gods and goddesses sitting in his salon as customers.

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The petitioner said the advertisement was available on the social media, and added that it had hurt the sentiments of millions of Hindus.

Celebrity hairstylist Jawed Habib came under fire for offending people with his ad showing Goddess Durga having a spa day. Habib has now apologised for it.

With IANS inputs

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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