Original URL: http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/makepdf.php?itemid=4133 STYLE Scandalous Sandals A merican Hindus against defamation has just launched a new campaign ( www.hindunet.org/ahad/shoes/) expressing their outrage and disgust over shoes with Hindu Deities printed on them. The reporter who broke the story, Ravi Adhikari, is a senior editor with New York City-based News India-Times.
By TARA BAHRAMPOURAUG. 6, 2000 Original URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/06/nyregion/neighborhood-report-jackson-heights-gods-soles-hindu-images-shoes-lead-protest.html Forget Miami’s Cubans. The New York City Hindu lobby is a force to be reckoned with. Last month, after a discount store in Jackson Heights started selling sandals adorned with colorful images of Hindu gods, Hindu residents began an e-mail blitzkrieg that elicited