SMS Joke Offends Sikhs, Demand Apology from Anil Ambani

December 3, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economic Times

People belonging to the Sikh community in Meerut staged violent protests on Monday after taking serious offence to a joke circulated on a mobile network, and has demanded apology from the chief of the Reliance Communications, Anil Ambani.

A joke reportedly originated from a website called, which is based on two humorous Sikh characters, and got circulated by Reliance Communications that had been giving space to an advertisement campaign of the website.

Members of the Sikh community launched a mass protest after an 'utterly derogatory' joke was circulated on the mobile network.