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The most weird bans in the world

India- world’s largest democracy has seen a multitude of bans lately. But its not only in India, there are other nations across the world who have put weird bans over many things. Here we bring you a number of weird bans in the world.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 October 2015, 07:22:13 PM
Blue Jeans

Blue Jeans

1
Since the color of US flag is also blue, it reminds North Koreans of US. Hence you cannot wear blue jeans there.
Ketchup

Ketchup

2
Ketchup has the power to add a flavor to almost any other taste in the world. France considers ketchup a cultural threat hence ketchup is banned there.
Ponytails on men

Ponytails on men

3
In Iran ponytails on men are strictly a big No-No. In the year 2010, the Iranian government had released a list of approved hari styles for men in which ponytails and spiky hair were prohibited.
Chewing Gum

Chewing Gum

4
Considering the rise in the cleaning cost of discarded gums, Singapore banned the sale of chewing gums some 20 years ago.
Videogames

Videogames

5
In Greece all the computer games are banned here.
Lip-synching

Lip-synching

6
Lip-synching is banned in this country. Opera and ballet have also been banned in Turkmenistan as they are considered unnecessary. The move came to preserve the culture of the country.
Samosa

Samosa

7
Samosas are banned in Somalia as they resemble the symbol of the Christian Holy Trinity with three pointed sides.