Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Will not use the Mahatma\'s picture commercially: Montblanc

ew Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Minday disposed of a petition against international luxury giant Montblanc Monday after the firm assured that it would not use the picture and name of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi for commercial purposes.

Montblanc had come under fire for marketing its luxury brand of pens titled Mahatma Gandhi Limited Edition containing an engraved image of Gandhi. One such series had 150 pens each costing Rs.12 lakh, and another series had pens costing Rs.1.5 lakh each. The company termed these as a tribute and homage to the Mahatma.

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