ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Living in Wonderland

Living in Wonderland Romesh Thapar 'SHARDA KA PRASAD', that's how the vulgar describe the 60-lakh jamboree of the 'finest minds' mounted by the information aide, Y Sharda Prasad, in memory of Indira Gandhi, and launched by that mind of minds, Rajiv Gandhi, described by Mulk Raj Anand as "brilliant" It's all about "new beginnings", even as the daily papers tell their gory tale of continuing neo-colonial rule over a sub-continent, a tale of terror, counter-terror, of hate and violence, of confrontations for political power. Appropriately, Rajiv Gandhi talks of violence, but his panacea is simplistic

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