Jawed Habib said:”My only religion is scissors. Sentiments have been hurt and I apologise.” Top News Ryan International School Gurgaon protests LIVE: Accused conductor sent to three day police custody by Gurugram court iPhone 8, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Full list of smartphones launching next week with price, specifications and other details Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana generated massive 5.5 cr jobs, says report Renowned hair stylist Jawed Habib has apologised for a newspaper advertisement allegedly insulting Hindu Gods which was published in Kolkata two days ago. In a video posted on a micro blogging site, Twitter, Habib said, “One of our partners released the advertisement in Kolkata without our permission. I have been working for 25 years.
My only religion is scissors. Sentiments have been hurt and I apologise.
” The advertisement featured a cartoon of Hindu Gods sitting in a salon with a caption: “Gods too visit Jawed Habib saloon,” as per The Indian Express.
Earlier this morning, an angry mob attacked a Jawed Habib salon in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh and vandalised the property over the use of Hindu gods’ caricature in one of his advertisements. Police said the mob was led by workers of the Hindu Jagran Manch, who attacked the beauty salon in Motinagar in the district neighbouring the state capital. As the mob vent its ire on the salon, some customers were trapped inside, as per IANS.
Watch the video in which Jawed Habib apologised:
— Jawed Habib (@JH_JawedHabib) September 5, 2017.