In the wake of massive Muslim protests against cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad Hindu leaders claim that the West does not honor their gods. Bimal Krishna Das, general secretary of the National Council of Indian temples abroad, demanded that the Indian government tried to defend the Hindu gods, which Western companies are taking advantage of commercial brands and advertising campaigns, reports PTI. "Deep indignation" of Hindus, according to a religious leader, is the fact that near one of the Greek disco-bars placed a poster on which the goddess Durga invites passers-by to drink whiskey. The image of this highly revered goddess in India, which has the power and harsh temper, and used one of the U.S. companies that produce whiskey. A company in Germany last year posted an image of the god Rama, one of the pillars of the divine pantheon of Hinduism, in their paper napkins. According to the leader of the overseas Hindu communities, none of the companies, even the disco-bar, did not respond to written requests that such advertising insults the religious feelings of believers. In India itself with the gods take liberties safe. This month, a wave of protests, threats and even pogroms against the painter Hussain, who used the symbols of the divine image in India as a nude woman.