Media vs Modi: Sagarika Ghose apologises for the Vuitton comment
New Delhi, April 13: Journalist Sagarika Ghose was seen Tweeting an apology for the remark that she made on Narendra Modi adorning a Louis Vuitton shawl to Paris, which was later proved wrong.
The apology came after the brand clarified that the shawl was not made by it. Thanks to a Modi supporter that the misunderstandings were cleared when he Tweeted a picture of the leader, asking them whether it was manufactured by them and where could these be obtained.
To this, the company Tweeted back saying that this was not designed by them.
Sagarika had then commented saying,"Prime Minister ould have worn a Benarasi or a Pashmina in Paris to showcase Indian handloom." Following this, may rigth wing activists threatened that they would protest in front of her house when she calmed them down saying the remark was meant to be a fashion statement.
However, after the Louis Vuitton episode, she Tweeted and apology and corrected herself. Moreover, contrary to what she had said earlier, she said that there was nothing problematic even if he had worn a Vuitton collection.
Earlier Narendra Modi was also criticized for his Rs 10 lakh suit during Obama's visit to India.