In an episode of the program Extraaa Innings', she wore a saree sporting flags of various nations, taking part in the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The Indian flag was at the bottom of the saree, near her feet and this led to resentment among Indian viewers.
On grounds of having shown disrespect to the Indian national flag, a complaint was filed against her, through advocate S.K. Premraj. The complaint alleges that the offense is punishable under Section 2 of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 as amended by the Prevention of Insults to National Honour (Amendment) Act, 2003 and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour (Amendment) Act, 2005. The Indian fashion designer Satya Paul (who is said to have designed the saree), has also been arrayed as an accused in the said case.
She was in the middle of a controversy recently when she was spotted wearing a tatto of Ik Onkar on her back, leading to infuriation of the Sikh community. She has reportedly apologised to the SGPC (The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, a Sikh organization).
Paul mall ; A quarter century of Satya Paul has seen the company grow from a small but innovavative sari couture house to a radical fashion empire with a turnover of Rs 100 crore.
Sep 20, 2010; It's a Marie Antoinette moment. In her fantastical, jewel- encrusted crown, fierce farmyard feathers climbing the (h)air and...