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As on Wednesday, close to 10 lakh Snapdeal users downrated the popular shopping app over actor Aamir Khan's statement on growing intolerance in India.[/caption]
E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal is facing the backlash of one star ratings on its app on Tuesday due to a recent statement on intolerance' made by its brand ambassador Aamir Khan in New Delhi.
Khan, while joining the intolerance debate at an award function on Monday night said, "When I chat with Kiran at home, she says 'Should we move out of India?' That's a disastrous and big statement for Kiran to make. She fears for her child. She fears about what the atmosphere around us will be. She feels scared to open the newspapers every day. That does indicate that there is this sense of growing disquiet, there is growing despondency apart from alarm. You feel why this is happening, you feel low. That sense does exist in me."
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After these statements, hundreds and thousands of Snapdeal users, who did not like Aamir Khan making such a statement vented their anger and discontent by giving 1 star rating. Many users said that they installed Snapdeal App purely because they wanted to given them 1 star rating.
"More than 70,000 people have give one-star rating to e-commerce giant and thousands have uninstalled the app" media reports.
As a reaction, Twitterati took to social media and started uninstalling the app. They are attacking the online marketplace saying they will refrain from shopping on this particular platform till Aamir is removed as the official brand ambassador.
Here's is what Twitterati reacted: