13 June, 2021

Sharad Pawar

Mazha swapna aahe, mee ek divas Amerikecha rashtrapati honar

Illustration by Sandeep Adhwaryu
Sharad Pawar

“Mazha swapna aahe, mee ek divas Amerikecha rashtrapati honar (I have a dream that one day I will be the President of the United States).” Now, many may think I’m being over-ambitious but let me tell you I have the full backing of my party, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). In fact, my aviation boy Praful Patel has been most encouraging. “If Obama can, then why can’t Sharad Pawar? You are already the icc president and the White House is just an election away,” he said as we strolled down midtown Manhattan trying to find a stall which sells sev puri. We ended up eating burgers though. While on the subject of burgers, you may be wondering why I was in New York. Well, let me swell my chest with pride and say that the NCP opened its US chapter last week. And though everyone else ignored the event, the cia sent a representative who congratulated me and pledged full support to my presidential campaigns.

I must admit here that being President of the US of A (not to be confused with Ulhasnagar...

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