Isn’t that a graven image?
But never mind that. Some US pol insults their religion by equating a representation of one of their gods with a rabbit’s foot…
“The idea of sending an idol of Hanuman dawned on him after friends in the United States mentioned a “prominent American politician who carried a miniature Hanuman idol in his pocket for luck,” Mr. Bhama said speaking on the first day of the ceremony on Tuesday.”
…and they appreciate it. Nice change from some of the more excitable Muslims.