The owner of Jain Bakeries in Chennai’s T Nagar has been arrested after he allegedly posted an offensive advertisement on social media, targeting Muslims.
In the advertisement, it was stated that all products in the bakery have been “made by Jains” and “no Muslim staff” were involved in the process.
Many people called out the advertisement on social media:
Jain Bakery In Chennai Puts Up Poster Saying, It Doesn’t Employ Muslims To Prepare Food – https://t.co/dXv6wzCpcJ— imran (@bimran17) May 10, 2020
A Jain bakery based in Chennai while advertising itself specifically states that ‘it does not have any Muslim staffs’!— Dusky Tamizhachi (@TamizhRatsaschi) May 8, 2020
Let us tag this (attached pic) until it reaches the sections of media and Police; let us not stop until these migrant hate promoting Jain’s arent booked! https://t.co/PnaRZ5ymYd
Their phone number is on this. Please don’t call/message and shame them. pic.twitter.com/FbnpmOpcZJ— Dushyant (@atti_cus) May 8, 2020
Make Jain bakery in Chennai famous for their BIGOTRY.— Syedda Shahid (@QueenOEuphrates) May 8, 2020
This is against the Indian Constitution.
Anti-National Jain Bakery in Chennai pic.twitter.com/PiflueBlhR
Jain Bakeries & Confectioneries in Chennai which openly ostracised Muslims in WhatsApp poster. Asserting that the food in the bakery was “made by Jains on orders, no Muslim staffs”, the poster drew flak for its attempt to stigmatize a community. #Muslimphobia_In_India pic.twitter.com/zXkbN6R4PJ— Hashim khan (@hashimraza1112) May 10, 2020
As per reports, the owner has now been arrested and charged under different sections of IPC.