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Shiv Sainiks burn effigy of Mandira Bedi

An effigy of TV anchor Mandira Bedi was set afire by Shiv Sena workers in Indore on Sunday to portest her wearing a sari on which the Indian flag was printed at the bottom.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2007 18:21 IST
PTI

An effigy of TV anchor Mandira Bedi was set afire by Shiv Sena workers in Indore on Sunday to portest her wearing a sari on which the Indian flag was printed at the bottom.

Bedi, hosting a show on the final match of the World Cup cricket on a TV channel last night, appeared in a sari featuring the national flags of all 16 cricket-playing countries, including the Indian tricolour on the bottom.

The Sainiks led by city chief Paramjeet Singh Mekan set afire the effigy at Rajwada.

They said they would file a case against Bedi in a local court under the Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act.

First Published: Apr 29, 2007 18:20 IST