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A series of teaser advertisements for a jewellery brand calls women in marriagable age as 'tension.' Objecting to an advertisement, which was allegedly “degrading and demeaning” women and girls of marriageable age, a Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Madras High Court seeking to take action against actor Prakash Raj, who had endorsed the advertisement. When petitioner S. Safiath of Villivakkam mentioned the issue before a Division Bench comprising Justices T.S. Sivagnanam and G. Chockalingam, the judges directed court staff to help the petitioner in getting the petition numbered.
Story first published: Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 10:27 [IST]
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