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.
Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma reiterated his commitment to the upliftment of India’s 10 million tribals today. “After years of neglect and oppression, 10 million tribals cannot be uplifted simultaneously,” he told our correspondent, “Hence we are progressing alphabetically, starting with my daughter Agatha.”
Much enthused by his statement, tea-stall owner Alice Sangma of Lumsheong is busy packing her bags, getting ready for her trip to Delhi. “Agatha has become a Union Minister. I think she is pretty well established,” she said. “Now it’s my turn.”