Asking the federal government to take steps to finish the menace of deceptive and faux ads, vp M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday shared his personal expertise of how he misplaced Rs 1,230 for weight reduction capsules.

| TNN | Up to date: Dec 30, 2017, 01:47 IST

Highlights

  • Venkaiah Naidu requested the federal government to take steps to finish the menace of deceptive and faux ads
  • He shared his personal expertise of how he misplaced Rs 1,230 for weight reduction capsules

File photo of M Venkaiah NaiduFile picture of M Venkaiah Naidu

NEW DELHI: Asking the federal government to take steps to finish the menace of deceptive and faux ads, vp M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday shared his personal expertise of how he misplaced Rs 1,230 for weight reduction capsules.

“Quickly after changing into the vp, I got here throughout an commercial for a drugs which promised to assist shed weight in 28 days. I talked to a couple folks. However they stated this was not true. Then I noticed the commercial, which talked about that the buyer wanted to pay Rs 1,230 and I made the cost,” Naidu stated in Rajya Sabha. However as a substitute of receiving a bundle of the capsules, Naidu obtained a packet which requested him to pay Rs 1,000 extra to get the “authentic medication”.

He took up the problem with the buyer affairs ministry and, after inquiry, it was discovered that the commercial was being hosted from the US. “The federal government should take measures to cease this menace regardless of whether or not the ads are originating from the US or some other nation,” Naidu stated.

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