20 January, 2021

Campaign Diary Of Varun Gandhi

"The inmates are forever swatting mosquitoes. Mom, does this amount to cruelty?"

Campaign Diary Of Varun Gandhi
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Atalji did it from Kumarakom. Now I’m penning my musings from Pilibhit district jail. I am aware that every word written/spoken by yours truly is being monitored by a private eye hired by the Election Commission through secret funds handed over by RAW in a crumpled airsick bag.

That aside, what I write is for the benefit of all my critics, including Priyanka didi. What does Hindu mean to me? It is a newspaper from Chennai. And Life and Time? One was a magazine till it wound up and the other still comes out. See, I still have my sense of humour! And Hinduism, one is told, is a way of life just like Janpath and Nelson Mandela Marg.

Jokes apart, the last few days have set me thinking on how much of a Hindu I am. I’m half-Sikh because of mom and quarter-Parsi and quarter-Hindu because of dad. But then Rahul bhaiyya is also half-Christian, quarter-Parsi and quarter- Hindu. Perhaps we should all model for the united colours of secularism.

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