Says its intention was not to offend the community

Designer shoes carrying pictures of Hindu deities were withdrawn from the market in the United States after an outcry by the Indian community here. The American company, which had launched the shoes named after guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, apologised to the Hindu community, saying it was an “unintentional offence.”

The Converse shoe company launched its new range of shoes to honour the memory of Rockstar Jimi Hendrix.

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