Earlier today, media reports broke out that wholesale traders of low cost saris in Gujarat are thriving in business because of the Lok Sabha elections. According to Industry experts around Rs 150 crore worth of orders have been sold so far in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odish, Kolkata, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh in the last month alone to political parties that are in the thick of campaigning. The overtly cheap Rs 150 per piece garment is being used to woo women voters in the area.
Watching her from our elephant-back vantage, there was a peace that was starting to descend on that wretched Dhikala chaur. The chital went back to their grass. The elephant breathed slowly, then slower, and then no more. The tigers of Corbett had claimed their largest victim yet