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Cadbury is currently in the line of fire on Twitter as social media users claimed that gelatine used in their products is derived from beef  and this allegedly hurt Hindu sentiments

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A screenshot from an older version of the content mentioning beef on the chocolate brand’s Australian website sparked the boycott calls 

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The same claim had gone viral in 2021 as well. Cadbury issued a clarification back then, stating that all its products made in India were ‘100 percent vegetarian’

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Here are other instances in the past when netizens spewed hate on social media and called for boycott of popular brands

Brands that faced
boycott calls 

Jewellery brand Tanishq faced severe condemnation from Twitter users for depicting an interfaith marriage in a television advertisement


Social media users called for boycott Tanishq eventually resulting in the brand withdrawing the commercial

Tanishq ad

A commercial featuring Aamir Khan and Kiara Advani faced flak from the online brigade for hurting Hindu sentiments and for misplaced social activism 

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The ad further shows the couple reaching the bride's house and the groom taking the first step into the house, as against the traditional practice which brides follow

AU Small Finance Bank ad

Zomato rolled out an ad starring Hrithik Roshan, which did not go down well with social media users for using the word Mahakal. The online food delivery app removed the ad as it apparently hurt religious sentiments


Dabur received a lot of backlash in 2021 for its Karva Chauth ad for Fem bleach, which depicted solidarity with the LGBTQ community by featuring two women celebrating the festival as partners


Manyavar’s Mohey ad featuring Alia Bhatt intended to highlight sexism prevalent in the Hindu ritual of  Kanyadaan. However, the internet thought otherwise. Many Twitter users claimed that this was an attack on Hindu culture

Manyavar Mohey

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