Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Olivia Culpo and alleged Taj Mahal infringement
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) authorities are looking into a complaint that Miss Universe 2012 , Olivia Culpo during her visit to Taj Mahal allegedly violated rules at the historic monument by advertising a brand of footwear during a photo session.
According to the complaint, Culpo donned one sandal and held another in her hand, reportedly to advertise them while cameramen accompanying her shot the scene with the Taj in the background, it was claimed. According to a Supreme Court directive, any kind of commercial activity is prohibited in the premises of archaeologically protected monuments.