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.
Taking stock of the situation, after a fire at government HQ almost incinerated Ajit Pawar, the Maharashtra government announced sweeping new measures that will sweep them into the twentieth century. Several computers will be purchased for every department. Vendors will be decided through an open auction to be held at a secret location.
On being asked about internet connections, a government spokesman cautioned against undue haste. “We have to proceed step-by-step,” he said, “First, we will start the process for getting additional budget sanction to buy floppy disks.”