U.S. Embassy in Delhi Confiscate Controversial T-Shirt

October 18, 2002

Source: Hindustan Times

On October 18, 2002 the Hindustan Times reported that "The VHP is upset with the United States Embassy for ordering T-shirts for its security personnel which portray a caricature of Hindu Goddess Durga with the Taj Mahal in the backdrop. The Embassy had ordered the T-Shirts from a local supplier and upon receiving the shirts with the controversial designs, was quick to confiscate them to avoid ill sentiments."