Many physicists today postulate the existence of multiple universes, even when sober. We used to live in a world of infinite possibilities. Now we live in an infinite number of worlds. India shines. Democracy thrives. The economy booms. A hundred flyovers bloom. This is not that India. If you see your picture here one day, don’t worry. That’s not you.
The peta hat was originally worn by the Wodeyar kings of Mysore, many of whom were very fat, but nowadays thin people are also allowed to wear them. Possessing large sums of money is usually a pre-requisite. The sword is an optional extra, useful for keeping people slightly nervous, such as the man on the right.