The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has asked the Indian Premier League to withdraw promotional ads promoting former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The SCI made this recommendation after a complaint was lodged by the Road Safety Organisation. The organization says that traffic rules have been violated in the promotional ad. The complaint was filed by the Consumer Unity and Trust Society against the advertisement. MS Dhoni is shown as a bus driver in this promotional ad. Those who stop the bus in the middle of a busy road. In such a situation, a traffic policeman comes to him and questions him. After this Dhoni says in response that he is watching the super over of IPL. The traffic policeman considers it normal and leaves.
After this, ASCI decided to take cognizance of this complaint of the Road Safety Organization. ASCI Consumer Complaints Committee members saw this advertisement along with the company that made the promo. After seeing the promotional ad, ASCI accepted that the traffic rules have been violated in the advertisement. After this, the company making the advertisement has been asked to remove it or change it by April 20. At the same time, the company has accepted it in writing and it will take it back.
This promotional ad video of MS Dhoni went viral on social media very soon. It was written in the caption of this video, when it comes to IPL, fans can go to any extent because it is normal.