Hitler Store to Change Name

From The Times of India:

AHMEDABAD: The garment store in Vastrapur area of the city that named itself Hitler after the German dictator has decided to drop the name after pressure from both the local and international community. The shop owners stated on Monday evening that they would soon come up with a new name.

Sources said Orna Sagiv, consul general of Israel at Mumbai, had met senior state government officials on Monday and impressed upon them that the shop’s name has upset Jewish community, both in India and around the world. She said she had received complaints from both Israel and other parts of the world.

The clothing outlet generated much curiosity and controversy after it was opened earlier this month. While the shop owners claimed that they simply chose the name due to nickname of one of the partners’ grandfather, the Jewish community did not take the matter lightly. Many of the city-based Jews made representations to the owners asking them to change the name given that the German dictator for responsible for the systematic murder of millions of Jews and other people in Europe.

It will now be called STALIN.

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