Chinese shoes packed in Tricolour boxes creates furore in Uttarakhand
Chinese shoes packed in Tricolour boxes were found at Uttarakhand which has many furious. This incident is being reported amidst the tense Doklam standoff.
The police have started investigating the incident which was reported from Almora.
The local shopkeepers in Uttarakhand's Almora informed the police that they had been delivered shoes in boxes bearing the Tricolour, allegedly from China following which police have started investigation.
Almora Senior Superintendent of Police P. Renuka Devi said putting the shoes in boxes with the National Flag was an insult to the Tricolour.
Udham Singh Nagar Senior Superintendent of Police Sadanand Date said the police questioned the owner of Tammana Traders in Rudrapur, who said that he bought the shoes from a distributor in Delhi and did not know their place of origin. "We would be questioning the dealer in New Delhi to ascertain the origin of these shoes", said the SSP.
The case has been filed by the shopkeepers Bishan Bora against the shoe supplier of Rudrapur. Bora claimed as soon as he opened the consignment he found only seven seven shoe pair in proper box and rest of the pairs came in the tricolur box.
"I received the goods on Thursday and when I opened the bags, I was shocked. I called the police, sensing something wrong," said shopkeeper Bishan Bora, who filed the initial complaint.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) district president of Almora Lalit Latwal asserted the administration swung into action after he intervened.