21 June, 2021

Arun Jaitley

Half the time Katju did not know what he was talking about and the other half of the time I did not know or understand what he was talking about.

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Arun Jaitley
outlookindia.com
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What a wonderful day, what a wonderful feeling! Dear Mukeshji, your famous song Woh subha kabhi toh aayegi which I simply loved, finally aah gayi and I want to share this moment with you. I was finally able to call a Supreme Court judge (ok, a retired one) a megalomaniac, vagabond and so on. I am relishing the fact, in fact I think some more colourful language is in order to describe the current Press Council of India chairman which he’s reduced to the Pestilence Council of India (that’s a good one). Fina­lly, I have been able to pin down his honour, Markandey Katju.

God knows, I have waited long enough for this momentous day. Half the time Katju did not know what he was talking about and the other half of the time I did not know or understand what he was talking about. He quoted Milton all the time believing I did not know Milton. Of course, I know him, he’s the man who owns Milton plastics. He quotes Sanskrit shlokas but little does he know that we in the BJP do follow the language of the gods, thanks to our sanyasi brigade. Does...

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