|Photos of the models have caused outrage among some Indian groups.|
Images of the Hindu goddess of wealth, Laxmi, displayed on swimwear at an Australian fashion show have sparked a legal battle in India, BBC reports.
The Allahabad High Court has issued notices to the Hindustan Times group for publishing the photos that show female models wearing the swimwear.
The fashion show attracted worldwide media attention and was held in the Australian city of Sydney last week.
Pictures of the controversial swimwear were published in many newspapers, leading to protests in towns and cities across India. （点击BBC网站查看原文）
(China.org.cn May 12, 2011)