Our readers are aware that Telangana RTC has moved court against an advertisement of Rapido, the bike aggregator featuring Stylish Star Allu Arjun. The advertisement shows RTC in poor light and urges people to prefer Rapido bikes over it.
Nampally Court today has directed Rapido and Google’s YouTube to take down the commercial Ad defaming TSRTC. Earlier, TSRTC MD VC Sajjanar had issued a legal notice to the actor and the Aggregator. This can be termed as a victory to the Corporation.
The ad did not go down well the TSRTC and a lot of RTC passengers as well since it amounts to defaming RTC has been in the service of the common man for decades, reaching places where no other modes of transport are available for the poor. The ad has Allu Arjun telling a youngster that RTC buses take more time to reach their destination and to instead download the app and opt for Rapido.Follow @THEPANIPURI