New World: A video is going viral on social media these days. A reporter has questioned Haldiram’s Urdu packaging on Navratri Namkeen. In a video that has gone viral on Twitter, a news reporter can be seen asking the store manager of Haldiram’s outlet for Urdu details on the packaging of the namkeen mix. As per the video, the description behind the breakfast is written in Urdu while the main text on the front is in English. Also, the packaging clearly depicts the green veg symbol. It is a sweet and savory mix of peanuts and potatoes with mild spices.
The video surfaced on Twitter after a Hindi news channel shared a clip of a reporter clashing with Haliram’s store manager over the Urdu packaging of the product. The lady reporter asks the manager whether Haldiram is trying to hide the facts by hiding the details of the packet of namkeen in Urdu. In the video, a police officer can be seen face to face with a crowd of people. Answering the question, the manager said that the food inside the packet is not a health hazard.
Strong reactions on social media
The viral video has so far garnered 878.9k views, 3439 retweets and 12k likes. Many people are curious to know why the company published the details of the packet in Urdu.
A Twitter user wrote, ‘Haldiram is using URDU print on his fruit mix packet – serving Halal food to ‘H’? Another tweet said, “Yeh Bikaji Bhujia Hai… Urdu has been written in place of Hindi… How many percent of Indians know Urdu… Hindi is our national language. , Why are they written in Urdu?