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Election circus


Let us just remember what names will these people call each other for providing entertainment to the public. And let us remind these names   when they form an un-holy alliance to form the government.

Some more entertaining news in this front are

  • Election commission officials caught former UP chief minister Mayawati carrying 1 lakh rupees as she landed in Gulbarga. But she asked whether they would have checked Sonia Gandhi or Sushma Swaraj. They are of course discriminating against a dalit. Of course, the oppressed classes need reservation and concession in everything.
  • In Karwar, the ever canny candidates sent Biryani, gift wrapped, to the houses instead of money. Smart move!
  • Modi says that 2G scam money if written will go from 7, race course road to 10 Janpath marg. 
  • BJP government in Karnataka created world record in corruption says Rahul Gandhi
What can we say? Best reality show ever!!

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