HC issues rule on ‘indecent’ words in Coca-Cola adds
Published : Thursday, 14 March, 2019 at 7:44 PM Count : 172
The High Court on Thurday issued a rule asking authorities concerned to explain as to why action shall not be taken against Coca-Cola for using ‘indecent’ words in its advertisement.
The bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order after hearing on a writ filed in this regard, reports BSS.
The court asked law secretary, information secretary, cultural affairs secretary, education secretary, director general of Bangla Academy, inspector general of police and International Beverages Private Limited to comply with the order within four weeks.
The writ was filed with the High Court on February 27, against using of words like, Pera, Fapor, Matha Nosto, Guti, Jotil, Babu, on the label of Coca-Cola bottles.