28 November, 2020

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2016-03-25T12:21:16+05:30

New Delhi
Deja View

International media coverage of the Art of Living’s culture fest on the Yamuna flood plains has revived old memories. A journalist with the BBC in London recalled how foreign journalists were hounded in Allahabad during the Purna Kumbh mela in 2000 to interview a “bright, young sadhu”. While they did not show much interest then, some are ruing the missed chance: the sadhu turned out to be Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. What intrigued foreign correspondents at the time was that lobbying for SSRS was being done by the marketing team of a large media house, which continues to be generous to the guru.Jammu & Kashmir


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