Fabindia sued for Rs 525 crore for illegal usage of Khadi tag

Fabindia sued for Rs 525 crore for illegal usage of Khadi tag

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has sent a legal notice to the ethnic wear retail chain Fabindia and demanded a whopping Rs 525 crore in damages for alleged illegal use of the trademark charkha and khadi tag for selling its apparels. Reportedly, KVIC has also threatened to launch legal proceedings against Fabindia Overseas Pvt Ltd if it does not discontinue displaying the similar trademark. However, the Fabindia spokesperson said that the allegation is baseless and they will defend themselves vigorously.