Once again #BoycottTanishq trends on Twitter | Netizens claims Tanishq Outraged Hindu culture

The controversies surrounding the jewelry brand seem to have no end. After being accused of 'promoting love jihad' through one of its earlier advertisements, the brand drew ire once again, this time for its video on celebrating the festival of Diwali.

Once again #BoycottTanishq trends on Twitter | Netizens claims Tanishq Outraged Hindu culture
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The controversies surrounding the jewelry brand seem to have no end. After being accused of 'promoting love jihad' through one of its earlier advertisements, the brand drew ire once again, this time for its video on celebrating the festival of Diwali.

The latest advertisement of Tanishq, featuring, Alaya F,  and Nimrat Kaur, had failed to impress a section of internet users who have jumped in to ask for another boycott. In the ad, the actresses can be seen talking about what Diwali means to them and how are they going to celebrate it this year, given the pandemic.

Boycott Tanishq trends on Twitter: The new Ekatvan ad that has actress Sayani Gupta saying that no one should burst firecrackers has ruffled many feathers. Many believe that while there are a lot of causes of air pollution, firecrackers have been singled out

Tanishq can't seem to be doing anything right at the moment. The jewelry brand had just put to rest a social media furor after its ad that showed the bridal shower of a Hindu daughter-in-law in a Muslim family. Tanishq appears to be reliving the nightmare just days later because of its latest ad featuring Neena Gupta, Alaya Furniturewala, Nimrat Kaur, and Sayani Gupta.

The ad follows the real-life avatars of the actresses who talk about how they would celebrate Diwali. From wearing nice jewelry and dressing up to eating lots of mithais and spending some quality time with their loved ones, the actresses recount a myriad of wishes.

All seems good so far, then what led to the BoycottTanishq calls again?

Danish Ad On Diwali;

In her bit, Sayani Gupta says, "I am hoping to be able to meet my mum after really long. No firecrackers, I don't think anyone should light any firecrackers. But a lot of diyas, a lot of laughter hopefully and a lot of positivity." The call to not light firecrackers as it leads to pollution has not gone down well with a section of the social media platform.

Many believe that while there are a lot of causes of air pollution, firecrackers have been singled out and are an affront to their sensibilities. Many have also seen this as "advice" on how to celebrate Diwali.

BJP National General Secretary from Karnataka CT Ravi lashed out at the jewelry brand and said, "Why should anyone advise Hindus how to celebrate our festivals? Companies must focus on selling their products, not lecture us to refrain from bursting crackers. We will light lamps, distribute sweets, and burst green crackers. Please join us. You will understand Ekatvam," taking a dig at Tanishq's Ekatvam campaign.

Some Twitter users have said that festivals should not be used as social awareness campaigns.

Many users have also come in support of the ad and said that green crackers also are not 100 percent pollution-free. Some have also pointed out that the actresses have only given their personal opinion and it can be overlooked.